In fourth grade, a teacher told Soulaima Gourani, “You are a girl. You are dark and your name is Soulaima and you’re never going to reach very far.” His comments didn’t deter her, it egged her ambition on and set her on a path to triumph.
The international entrepreneur — and one of the highest paid speakers in Europe — talks to Natasha about female entrepreneurs inspiring movements, losing her job while pregnant and turning the crisis into a gift.
Today the sought-after keynote speaker and Ted Talk mentor is an advisor to major companies on customer loyalty, strategic networking, change management and employee motivation. She has worked as an advisor/and/or speaker for clients such as Samsung, DuPont, LEGO, McKinsey, DELL, Microsoft, Stanford University, BMW and Cisco.
In addition to being a wife and mother, Soulaima is a fintech-investor at Capital Aid. Ladies, meet Soulaima. Her wisdom is getting Amplified.