في عام 2019. وجه المهرجان الحضور في سعيهم الداخلي، وحفزهم على سبر دوافعهم الأعمق واستكشاف مصادر إلهامهم، وبالتالي تحرير إمكاناتهم لبلوغ أعلى مستويات الأداء والأرتقاء بتجربتهم في ريادة الأعمال.
Areije Al Shakar is the Director & Fund Manager at Al Waha Fund of Funds. She is a senior leader in Bahrain’s financial industry, bringing 19 years of experience in the startup sectors to Al Waha Fund of Funds via her role as Senior Vice President at Bahrain Development Bank.
Areije graduated from the John Molson School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and holds a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Today, Areije is recognized as one of Bahrain’s most influential women in Business.
Prior to joining Bahrain Development Bank, Areije worked in banking and advisory roles at BNP Paribas, and Lehman Brothers, contributing to setting up their respective Advisory and Investment Management desks for the wider region. She also worked at Citibank and Investor B.SC..