Gender Bias

Women Are Leaving Corporate America for Entrepreneurship. Here's How to Support Them.

The workplace was designed for men, and the last several years have only reinforced that notion. That's why women are leaving corporate America and opting to be their own boss — and why it's important for allies to educate themselves on the reasons why.

Julie Kratz

5 Examples of Unconscious Bias at Work and How to Solve Them

We all have a natural tendency to gravitate toward people similar to us in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, age and lifestyle. This unconscious bias can lead us to hire people who look like us and share similar backgrounds instead of the most qualified candidates.

The Shocking Ways Data Bias Makes Women 'Irrelevant,' and What We Can Do to Stop It

Ways in which research and "standards" - from heathcare to urban planning - have long skewed towards men and their perspectives: how to change them for the betterment of women, and the world.

How to Raise VC Funding When the Odds Are Against You

A female founder shares her first-hand experience and tips for raising capital.

Maja Schaefer

Advocating For Equality Isn't Enough; You Have To Do The Work

It's easy to profess our support for a more equitable world- but what we actually need is less talk, and more action.

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2021: Panchali Mahendra, Managing Director, Atelier House Hospitality

As a woman working in a male-dominated industry, Mahendra admits that she has often felt neglected or forgotten by her peers in the sector- however, she made sure that such challenges never deterred her from realizing her goals.

Breaking Patterns: The Problem With Unconscious Bias In The Middle East's Workplaces (And How To Manage It)

In the Middle East, unconscious assumptions and biases have developed through centuries-old traditions built principally on faith and laws, and their impact on society and family life.

Reclaiming Our Voices: The Rise Of The Female Storytellers

There are several reasons why women in leadership roles, both as clients as well as service providers is beneficial, but when it comes to the bottom line, the simple fact remains, that diversity among leadership is better for business.

Zainab Al-Deen

5 Essential Categories of Diversity All Successful Businesses Share

Business needs representation from various races, but diversity in industry goes much further.

Manish Vakil

Advancing With Agility: Nadia Al Saeed, CEO, Bank Al Etihad

The CEO of Bank al Etihad, who was recently elected to be the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at Endeavor Jordan, is eager to help boost her country's startup ecosystem.

Tamara Pupic

Canon Middle East's Women Who Empower Program To Support Women-Owned Creative Brands

Canon Middle East aims to address gender inequality in business with its year-long Women Who Empower program.

A Note For Mothers Who Want To Be Entrepreneurs: Don't Be Afraid To Shake Up The Status Quo

In terms of advice for fellow mothers and women, we'd like them to understand that contrary to traditional opinion, we can have it all. The world we live in, especially post-pandemic, has given us all impetus to think outside the box.

Zahra Jaffery