Leila Hoteit:
3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman

TED@BCG Paris · 14:02 · Filmed May 2016
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Professional Arab women juggle more responsibilities than their male counterparts, and they face more cultural rigidity than Western women. What can their success teach us about tenacity, competition, priorities and progress? Tracing her career as an engineer, advocate and mother in Abu Dhabi, Leila Hoteit shares three lessons for thriving in the modern world.

Women's advocate
BCG's Leila Hoteit specializes in human capital and education throughout the Middle East. Full bio
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