Leila Hoteit

Partner and managing director Boston Consulting Group, engineer, women’s advocate

Named last year as among the 100 most influential women in the Middle East by Forbes, Dr. Hoteit leads Boston Consulting Group’s education and human-capital development work in the region. Hoteit, who is based in Dubai, has a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Imperial College London.

Arab women of my generation have had to become our own role models. We have had to juggle more than Arab men and we have had to face more cultural rigidity than Western women. As a result I would like to think that we … have some useful … lessons to share … that might turn out useful for anyone wishing to thrive in the modern world.”

Leila Hoteit
TOPICS: Economic and professional empowerment of women, work life balance

More info: bcg.com

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