28 October, 2014

Mowgli Foundation partners with Global Thinkers Forum to empower and support Arab change-makers and leaders

28 October 2014
Dubai - The Mowgli Foundation (Mowgli), an award-winning, UK-headquartered mentoring organisation haspartnered withinternational organisation,Global Thinkers Forum (GTF),tohonour Arab Women as Change-makers by delivering a unique one-dayleadership developmentworkshop entitled'Master Your Ability to be a Change-Leader' in Dubai, UAE on 27th November 2014. The goal of the workshop is to empower change-makers within the Arab Region toinspire, influence and transform themselves and others through strong leadership to become change-leaders.

To support and strengthen the Global Thinkers Forum 2014 Awards for Excellence Gala, 'Arab Women as Change-makers: A Celebration of Achievements', GTF have collaborated with Mowgli to deliver a workshop which will give participants the opportunity to explore the concept of 'serving to lead', the important role of the mentor in drawing out one's full potential, as well as considering the values and qualities each of them has to underpin their career and personal aspirations as potential change-makers.

The workshop will be delivered in partnership with GTF at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai and targets those who are seeking a journey as a change-maker with a leading mind-set.  Both men and women are welcome to participate at the workshop; however, seats are limited to 24 participants.

The Mowgli Foundation seeks to support the sustainable development of societies through the mentoring and evolution of entrepreneurs and leaders. This is achieved through the provision of unique and unparalleled mentoring and leadership development programs. Mowgli's unique programs enable mentors to develop their capabilities, offer their practical support and share their expertise to help entrepreneurs grow as leaders and expand their businesses, thereby creating new jobs and economic growth.

Global Thinkers Forum 2014, under the theme "Arab Women as Change-makers: A Celebration of Achievements" is a high profile Awards Event that will showcase the capabilities of Arab Women as Leaders, promote better understanding of global trends and generate opportunities for growth, investment and international exposure. It will bring together leaders and representatives from businesses, governments and civil society with a goal to exchange knowledge, promote business and raise awareness around the success stories for women leaders who lead by example.

Kat Bury, Mowgli's CEO commented: "This partnership represents a unique opportunity for Mowgli and it is an honour to be collaborating with GTF to support such an inspiring event as well as their vision. The journey of a change-maker is not an easy one and so we are thrilled to be running this workshop to provide those in the Arab region, who are either on the journey or are looking to embark on it, with inspiration, tools and support so that they canlead thechange they wish to make in their own lives, as well as the world."

Elizabeth Filippouli, GTF's Founder and CEO commented: "I am a profound believer in the potential and prospects that can be created for our world through training more women to become entrepreneurs. There is a lot of fresh thinking that is needed, there are exciting new opportunities available - and many more to be created this is why we are hugely excited about the partnership with Mowgli Foundation".


About Mowgli
The Mowgli Foundation is an award winning, UK-headquartered mentoring organisation, established in 2008 by successful serial entrepreneur Tony Bury, in response to the need for job creation and sustainable economic and societal development in the MENA region as well as in UK communities. 

Mowgli provides mentoring that inspires, connects and guides entrepreneurs and leaders to overcome life's personal and business challenges through:
• Interactive, experiential and transformational 'Kickstart' workshops

• A unique environment for accelerated relationship building, mentor training and matching

• Engagement within a learning and mentoring focused global alumni network

Mowgli has an alumni with over 1400 members and has matched over 600 entrepreneurs with trained mentors in 12 countries; Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen and the UK. In December 2012, Mowgli was recognised with the Mohammed bin Rashid Award forYoung Business Leaders Award for the 'Best Mentor Network in the Arab Region'.

More information is available on Mowgli's website:

For media inquiries:
Dubai: Kathleen Bury

About Global Thinkers Forum
The Global Thinkers Forum is an international nonprofit think tank; a platform for thinking and conversation that brings current and future leaders closer, in order to discuss pressing issues regarding governance practices, our societies, entrepreneurship, and our world's progress and future. GTF also creates conduits for new collaborations, important initiatives concerning the Civil Society, and business opportunities, in order to promote financial well being and economic growth. Leaders like HM Queen Rania of Jordan, Arianna Huffington, Dr. Hayat Sindi, HRH Princess Rym Ali, Dalia Mogahed, HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Zaha Hadid and others have recognized the GTF mission and Awards for Excellence.

For media inquiries:
London: Sally Scamell

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