Women in Finance Launch Event: Lessons for Business Legends

Published on:
June 1, 2022

The pandemic has shaken the world as we know it both professionally and personally. Many of us have had time to reflect or rethink our careers. aspirations and indeed futures.  Our roles and that of accountants, in particular, have become wider and more important than ever before and we’ve seen first-hand how this profession offers a secure and flexible career whatever your age.

However, many of us know that climbing the corporate ladder to senior leadership is often and long hard road, given that just 8% of chief executives globally are women according to the latest Forbes report. And just 3% of the CEOs in financial services are female. 

ACCA Middle East, Women in Finance program is designed to help you navigate your way up the corporate ladder by talking about the issues that really matter.

ACCA Middle East is delighted to invite you to the official launch of its Women in Finance program which kicks off our year-long program where we’ll be teaming up with successful business leaders from across the region, industries and job functions to bring you a wealth of information, knowledge and learning opportunities. 

  • Women in Finance Launch Event: Lessons from Business Legends
  • Date: Thursday 16th June 2022
  • Time: 8.30am to 12.30pm DXB time
  • Location: The Address Hotel, Dubai Mall (GPS: https://goo.gl/maps/KocTk1hQQxL9KFmx7)

Join us as we listen to the below business leaders talk through their path to success and provide you with some key takeaways to help you climb the corporate ladder.

In addition to this, we’ll be hosting a Q & A session with all speakers followed by an informal networking session

Guest Speakers

Helen Brand
Chief Executive
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Cynthia Corby
Partner, COO and Transformation & Strategy leader, Audit and Assurance,
Deloitte Middle East
David Mackenzie
Group Managing Director
Mackenzie Jones Middle East      
Racha AlKhawaja
CEO
TPL Investment Management Ltd
Sam Achampong
Regional Head of CIPS Middle East & North Africa (MENA)
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
Adam Ashcroft
CEO and Founder
The Advantage Coach