Interview with Rawan Issa, Issa Holding, Lebanon You have been with the family business for quite a while. How did you join the company and how has your career developed so far? I joined the family business in late 2006, in Dubai, and started by opening up a branch for […]
Conversations with women about their multiple roles in the family business.
Interview with Carole Hübscher, Chairwoman of Caran d’Ache Established in 1915, Caran d’Ache is one of the leading writing instrument and luxury stationery suppliers in the world. For nearly a century, the family-owned business has been at the forefront of innovation in its industry and has uniquely offered its international customer base […]
Interview with Ana Maria Matallana-Boggio Ana Maria Matallana loves her country and lovingly spends half her time finding solutions to the social challenges faced by Colombians every day; even if she lives thousand of miles away. Aside from supporting her husband, involved in running a multi-generational family business, she is dedicated […]
Mercedes Salazar is one of those women that seem to make it all work with relative ease: Career, marriage, and children are radiantly healthy examples of how this remarkable woman coordinates her life. We interviewed Mercedes to find out how she balances work, life, and love and produces jewelry that […]
An Interview with Dania Besher What is your role in the Family Business? I am an Architect by profession and have always worked as a freelance Architect. This gave me the chance to take on many projects for the family. Since 2010, I have also been very focused on the Governance […]
Being married to someone who is part of a family business is not always easy. The fact is that family business members bring their problems and worries home and tend to try and find solace in their partners when things get complicated. Being at the receiving end of this relationship […]
Rania and Zaina Kanaan spent a number of years studying abroad and working in various industries, before finding their calling in the dynamic world of entrepreneurship in their native Middle East. After co-founding an e-marketplace called Ananasa.com that helps thousands of artists from the MENA region sell their handmade crafts […]