Kelly Lundberg landed in Dubai as Emirates cabin crew but soon hung up her wings to launch the Middle East’s first-ever styling concierge service and personally styled celebrities for red carpet events, including the BAFTAs and royalty. Kelly believes in pushing herself outside her comfort zone and has conquered the digital landscape with her own online styling course, a podcast series, and over 1.5 million views on YouTube and 50,000+ followers on her verified Instagram account. She’s also a TEDx speaker and published author of ‘Deseeding the Lemon’, as well as the founder of several successful business. Kelly works to lift up the next generation of lifestyle business owners and style enthusiasts through mentorships offered by her business academy.
Thea Myhrvold is a tech visionary who coded one of the world’s first game-based apps for high school students and believes that technology can solve many of the world’s problems with elegant, scalable solutions. She’s dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs, businesses, schools, and social enterprises to digitally transform and reach their true potential by harnessing the power of technology. Thea is a highly in-demand speaker around the world on the topics of edtech, startups, innovation, women in leadership, education and technology, and is a passionate advocate for women and diversity in tech.
Dr. Saliha Afridi
As an experienced clinical psychologist and the Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Lighthouse Arabia, Dr. Saliha Afridi has dedicated herself to making a positive impact on the mental health of individuals living in the region. It’s her life goal to work with people from all walks of life and help them address the challenges they face, guiding them on the path to authentic happiness and self-actualization.
Nayla Al Khaja
Nayla Al Khaja is a trailblazer in the region as the first female film director-producer in the UAE, a leading entrepreneur as the CEO of Nayla Al Khaja Films, and the Brand Ambassador for Canon Middle East. Her influence has gone global, with her films showcased at international festivals, where she’s won numerous awards. She’s become a sought-after international speaker on cinema, entrepreneurship, culture, youth motivation and women’s empowerment in the Middle East.
Rosemin Madhavji is one of the region’s most successful businesswomen and influencer extraordinaire in the fashion world, from her beginnings working directly for Tom Ford to her position as European PR Director of Juicy Couture. With an expert eye for everything fashion and luxury, she has helped build and transform brands through her own brand, R & Co. Bespoke Luxury Management. As the host of Bazaar Beauty, in partnership with Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, she inspires viewers across the globe, giving her expert advice on the latest products and trends.
Serial entrepreneur, producer, PR strategist, media personality… the list goes on. Briar Prestidge has made her way to the top of multiple industries and oversees a personal branding empire, representing celebrities, HNWI, C-level executives, technology experts, and high-profile investors. Her eponymous fashion house was born from a desire to create power suits BY women FOR women that understand what it means to be a professional woman in today’s corporate world.