Obegi Group – Maintaining Family Values

Obegi Group – Maintaining Family Values

Interview with Karine Obegi, Managing Partner of Obegi Home The Obegi Group is one of a few family businesses in the region that can call themselves centenarian. The four-hundred-year Ottoman Empire had entered its final age when the company of young entrepreneur Yordan Obegi, spread across the wilayats of Aleppo, […]

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The Great Value of Good Advice

Family business advisors, like family businesses themselves, do not come in a one-size-fits-all package. Some come from a legal background, others may specialize in the psychology of family dynamics, while others may bring an expertise in strategic planning. Choosing the right one depends largely on your specific needs. Nobody understands […]

Mother and Daughter at Work – The Case of Mackey Advisors

Mother and Daughter at Work – The Case of Mackey Advisors

Sarah Grace Mohr is the VP of Operations and Communication for Mackey Advisors, a Kentucky-based business consulting firm started by her mother. Mohr describes herself as a ‘Jill-of-all-trades’, with a background in interior design, strategy, project management, marketing, customer service, and leadership. But when Sarah Grace Mohr joined her mother’s […]

What It’s Like To Work With Your Sister

What It’s Like To Work With Your Sister

In this episode of our WIFB Conversations, Amy Katz speaks to Farida F. El Agamy, General Manager of Tharawat Family Business Forum and Co-Founder of WIFB, and her sister Ramia Marielle El Agamy about what it’s like to work together in the family business, how it changed their relationship, and […]

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Money, money, money…or not

In this episode of our WIFB Conversations, Amy Katz and Ramia Marielle El Agamy explore the role of Money in the pursuit of a career and recognition in the family business.  This episode of Conversations with Women in Family Business is co-produced with Amy Katz, founder of coaching-business Daughters in […]

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Celebrating Women (in Family Business)

Happy International Women’s Day! To make this day even more inspiring for everyone out there, we have put together a list of quotes from leading Women (in Family Business) to celebrate! Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash “Business is much more than just transactions. There are real expectations and contributions […]

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Insights Stories for Women in Family Business

With every family business entrepreneurial journey comes a treasure trove of fascinating stories. Some may be funny, some may be heartbreaking while still others may be inspirational. What they all have in common is their ability to educate and illuminate the path for others who come after them. Kim Harland has […]

Vascroft Contractors: A Case Study in Perseverance and Success

Vascroft Contractors: A Case Study in Perseverance and Success

This interview is brought to you by Female Focus, an exclusive international network enabling professional women to meet from, share experiences and build business relationships whilst engaging in interactive experiences. Female Focus was established by Vaishali Shah at Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited. If you were assessing their chances from […]

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The Ever-Changing Definition of Success

In the third episode of our WIFB Conversations, Amy Katz and Ramia Marielle El Agamy discuss the many different definitions of success and how they are shaped throughout our lives and careers. This episode of Conversations with Women in Family Business is co-produced with Amy Katz, founder of coaching-business Daughters […]