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THE LEADING TECH FESTIVAL FOR EMERGING MARKETS

Wellness Track

Step Wellness and Lifestyle Track covers topics on the wellbeing of our mind, body, and soul, as well as the latest trends in tech and lifestyle. Influencers, startup founders in the lifestyle space, NLP specialists, nutritionists, and fitness and mental health coaches will take our outdoor stage and share their insights on how mental and physical wellbeing can become a part of our fast-paced modern lifestyle.

What We Cover

Health
Healthtech, Data Analytics, digital care.
Femtech
Tracking apps, reproductive health management, AI in Femtech.
Fitness
Wellness-tracking wearables, mind-body connection, online workouts and personal training.
Lifestyle
Mental health, smart eating, sustainability, natural remedies.
 

2023 Wellness Track Speakers

More Will Be Announced Soon

Hadeel Bani Hani

Crayon

Hadeel Bani Hani

Crayon

Innovative and dynamic People & Culture professional with an empathetic mindset. A Six Sigma Lean Master and a Wellness Coach.

Sarah Boutros

Sarah Boutros

Sarah Boutros

Sarah Boutros

Sarah Boutros is a Self Empowerment Mentor and the Founder of The Self Love Tribe, a community created for people in Dubai to have meaningful connections & learn how to start loving themselves. She teaches others how to empower themselves and become their own biggest supporter so they can live an authentic & happy life.

Tia Maher

Tia Maher Coaching

Tia Maher

Tia Maher Coaching

Tia is a Gut Health & Empowerment coach. She helps women heal from ongoing digestive issues, low energy, weight & hormone fluctuations. She’s also a yoga teacher, podcaster, public speaker & self development advocate. She combines her knowledge of functional nutrition with mind/body medicine while her team specialise in functional medicine lab testing – a perfect combination to give her clients a full 360 degree healing experience.

Chanda Lokendra

LiZZOM FZ LLE

Chanda Lokendra

LiZZOM FZ LLE

Chanda Lokendra Kundnaney is Founder of femtech startup LiZZOM. Mostly known as an impact entrepreneur in startup community. A TEDX speaker and strong believer of innovation in business. She has dedicated her life to developing a solution to ensure schools and businesses could sustainably provide quality period products to menstruating women in bathrooms through LiZZOM Period Care Program. She is passionate about sustainability and loves to work on educating students to ensure greater health for all women as well as the environment.

Ivan Palomino

PeopleKult

Ivan Palomino

PeopleKult

Ivan Palomino is the founder of PeopleKult. He is a recognized expert on Behavioral Sciences applied to Culture Change and Learning. He is a Wellbeing at Work Advocate – he co-founded Bessern, an EdTech platform to improve human skills and wellbeing. His current life project is with PeopleKult – developing human-centric work cultures using behavioral sciences and analytics. As part of the senior leadership team in a global corporation, Ivan has led teams across all continents and delivered a track record of innovation and human development. Ivan is the co-author of the book The Rough Guide to Awesome Leadership – A brain friendly approach to take action and be an inspiring leader; and he is also the host of the Growth Hacking Culture podcast.

Ahmed Genedy

iVoiceUp

Ahmed Genedy

iVoiceUp

Ahmed Genedy is the co-founder and Managing Director of iVoiceUp, a SaaS B2B ethics & compliance company with offices across the MENA and GCC regions. Previously, Genedy held the position of Project Manager at The Coca-Cola Company. Managing Partner at SolarizEgypt – specialized in the financing, designing, installing, and commissioning of PV solar power plants. Genedy is an active angel investor in multiple startups across the region. Genedy holds BSc in Energy Engineering from The American University in Cairo.

Kai Simmonds

Kai Wellbeing

Kai Simmonds

Kai Wellbeing

Kai Simmonds is a Corporate Wellbeing Consultant and Soul Purpose Coach. She helps high achievers to overcome burnout, anxiety and stress and live a more balanced life aligned to their purpose. Over the past 3 years she has supported over 200 clients overcome anxiety, stress and burnout through 1:1 Coaching, Workshops and Webinars.

Stefania Brunori

Stefania Brunori

Stefania Brunori

Stefania Brunori

Stefania Brunori is a Marketing Specialist , Wellbeing Entrepreneur and Business Coach with over 20 years international experience in managerial positions. Having worked in Europe and the Middle East, her core areas of expertise are Personal Branding, Brand Strategy, Digital/Social Media and Integrated Marketing Practice, developing and implementing solid strategies and marketing campaigns to facilitate companies and individuals expand beyond their limits. Originally from Europe, she has been working in the UAE for 13 years, both for multinational companies such as Teka and Nokia and Middle East leaders & SME corporations with regional reach. Her entrepreneurial career started in 2015, when she conceptualized and launched the Middle East’s most complete website for Yoga & Meditation. Since then, she’s been working with Start-Ups, SMEs and Social Impact Entrepreneurs to enable their growth with the best practices of success. She provides Personal Branding & Business Coaching sessions and workshops too, where she brings together her expertise in Brand Strategy, Coaching and Growth Mindset techniques. She is also a Females Entrepreneur Mentor at the United Nations.

Rafik El Hariri

Rafik El Hariri

Rafik El Hariri

Rafik El Hariri

Rafik El Hariri is a Lebanese designer, illustrator, and mental health advocate. Himself and his work have been featured on many platforms such as; Adobe, Arab News, Arabian Business, Vogue, VICE, GQ, The National, Marie Claire, and more He has collaborated with notable clients around the globe, such as; UN, Doctors Without Borders, WACOM, Marie Claire, VICE, PLASTIK, and more. Rafik has published three written-illustrated books which tackle human empathy, universal kindness, self love, and mental health awareness. Rafik has been recognized by Forbes Middle East as part of their “”30 Under 30″”, which highlights the most influential people in the region in their respective fields.

Malek El Husseini

SEE CAPITAL

Malek El Husseini

SEE CAPITAL

Malek serves as Asset Manager for SEE CAPITAL a private equity platform looking after a holistic view of health in social, environmental, and economic point of view. Malek was the CEO of Byrne medical a leasing company in 2018. Malek El Husseini served as Healthcare Operating partner, Alternative investments at Qatar first Bank from 2016 till 2017. Malek was the General Manager, Diagnostic Cardiology for GE Healthcare, Middle East, Africa, Turkey & CA, Russia & CIS from 2012 till 2016. Before that Malek was the Middle East business Development Manager for GE Healthcare responsible for GE Healthcare investment in the region from 2008 till 2012. In 2006 Malek joined GE Healthcare As first Sales Manager for Performance Solutions in the Middle East, the consulting arm of GE healthcare.

Zina Geoffrey

Zina Geoffrey Consulting and research office

Zina Geoffrey

Zina Geoffrey Consulting and research office

The journey started with Having difficulty in speaking “stuttering” In particular to a confident speaker , it started with not being able to express oneself to a leader in mental health and wellness with passion and compassion to help others grow in an inner healthy environment! Zina Geoffrey a Saudi female entrepreneur; who has impactfully transformed more than 1500 people world-wide in five years! An entrepreneur who devoted time and efforts in helping others pursue their dreams and have healthy successful relationships. I educate, empower, and help people transform their mindset toward growth. Whatever they experience during my workshops, events, talks and sessions are newly discovered and massively effective that lead to deep self-awareness and realization.

Bashayer Al Issa

The Motivating Coach

Bashayer Al Issa

The Motivating Coach

Bashayer Al Issa is a Self Improvement and Growth coach focused on Arab millennial females and their pursuit of their best self. She is the founder and owner of the coaching practice The Motivating Coach. Bashayer holds a B.S.c in Computer Information Systems and a M.S.c in Entrepreneurial Leadership From Bentley University and Babson College. She created a program focused on the entrepreneurial spirit and taught it to over 200 Emirati students. An advocate for female empowerment, Bashayer proudly supports having more women in the workforce, more women owning businesses and more women in leadership roles.

Nour Emam

Motherbeing

Nour Emam

Motherbeing

Nour Emam is the founder & CEO of Motherbeing, a women’s healthtech company that is reimagining patient-centered care through a hybrid model of holistic and inclusive care. Nour is also a sexual health educator and birth worker, who works at the intersection of women’s health, education and technology to provide tangible and transparent reproductive and sexual health solutions, services and products that are widely-accessible, culture-centric, and evidence-based for Arab women living across the MENA region and beyond. Motherbeing has over 2.5 million followers across social media, has been featured in the New York Times and was #1 on Apple Podcasts in the MENA region for its two season show ‘The Mother Being Podcast’.

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Super Partners

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