WSB #Riyadhgirlboss

WSB #Riyadhgirlboss

May 23, 2017 at Ishbilia Compound

Here is the #Riyadhgirlboss workshop recap, incased you missed it!

Thank you to our generous sponsors: Ishbilia Compound, Lord of the Wings Restaurant, and Talat Boutique Catering.


In the beautiful auditorium at Ishbilia compound, successful entrepreneurs and trailblazing women gathered to inspire and inform ladies aspiring to self-employment. With utterly delicious and well-presented catering from Talat Boutique, it was one tasteful morning.


The lively workshop kicked off with with an introduction to WSB from the #1 riyadhgirlboss herself, Sally Kennedy, Founder of WSB and owner/founder of the Good Ship Lollipop.


The riyadhgirlboss panelists shared their unique and inspiring stories. The girlboss panel included some of Riyadh’s well-known names including, Janelle Yasay and Reina Tejano, the award winning bloggers of The Pink Tarha, First Contact personalized concierge founder and WSB board member Leigh-Jane Obermayer, Award winning film producer Nancy Paton of Paton Productions, The popular DQ-based catering of Arasta’s Kitchen, founder Arasta Harshoon, Riyadh’s first female owned real estate agency, Potomac Agency’s Kelly Downing, Art educator and founder of Cyanesque, Nadine Lama, and International abaya and swimwear designer Dania Hakim of Lebanese Street Style Kaftans.

Maria Cometti, WSB Development Manager and founder of DQ Living, The Diplomatic Quarter Magazine gave an informative presentation of the key elements to self-employment including

finding your why, how to choose the right business, products and services in demand in Riyadh, testing your idea, getting started, marketing and advertising, and overcoming fear and rejection.


The audience and girlboss panelists engaged in an interactive Q&A session, where ladies obtained tips and techniques relevant to their own ideas and ambitions. After the workshop, ladies had the opportunity to network and obtain useful contacts. Gregory Black from Arbonne lifestyle products conversed with ladies interested in representing the Arbonne health and wellness line.

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Thank you to everyone who made the WSB first #Riyadhgirlboss workshop a success!!

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