Leading with Confidence: A conversation with Seham AlHusaini on Women Leadership in the Middle East

November 2023

Welcome to Kingsley Gate’s ‘In the Spotlight’ series, where we highlight exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions in their respective fields. In this edition, Seham AlHusaini, General Manager at Deliveroo – Kuwait and Qatar Markets, takes us through her story and the two pivotal decisions that helped evolve her career journey. She also shares with us advice for the next generation of women leaders on their way up the ladder.

Communicate to Motivate Leadership

In her conversation with Muna, Seham shares her unique leadership style and approach to building culture and employee engagement. She takes us through her journey as a leader in the Middle East and spotlights the lack of “self-confidence” as the most harmful derailer to the careers of women executives in business.

Seham also takes us through one of the most challenging moments of her career and shares her advice and learnings for the next-gen of women leaders.

About Seham AlHusaini

Seham AlHusaini is General Manager at Deliveroo, covering the Kuwait and Qatar Markets.

She is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in financial services and the tech-focused logistics and supply chain industry at a global level.

Seham is also a Board Member of Jazeera Airways. Previously a New York-based strategy consultant, Seham holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas in Austin and an MBA from Columbia University.

Watch the conversation between Muna & Seham in the video above!

Muna Awwadová
Kingsley Gate
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