IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Navigating Success with Elissar Farah Antonios

January 2024

Welcome to Kingsley Gate’s ‘In The Spotlight’ series, where we highlight exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions in their respective fields. This episode features Elissar Farah Antonios, an accomplished strategic advisor and board member of Dubai International Chamber of Commerce with a career spanning over 30 years. Elissar shares insights into her professional journey, shedding light on pivotal moments, challenges, and her commitment to empowering the next generation of youth and woman leaders.

Redefining Talent Management

In her discussion with Muna Awwadová, Partner at Kingsley Gate, Elissar delves into the dynamic landscape of talent management and leadership evolution. From challenging traditional notions of job loyalty to addressing the impact of the “great resignation,” Elissar offers valuable insights into the changing paradigms of attracting and retaining talent. The conversation particularly underscores the challenges faced by senior women leaders and the need for organizations to reevaluate strategies for diversity and inclusion.

About Elissar Farah Antonios

Acknowledged by Forbes as one of “Middle East’s Most Powerful Business Leaders,” Elissar has been a trailblazer in the corporate world. This prestigious accolade highlights her exceptional contributions in delivering results and driving positive change both within the workplace and the community.

Beyond her impactful 18 year career at Citigroup, Elissar’s commitment to service led her to become actively involved in various community service initiatives. Presently serving as the Chairperson of Injaz-Al Arab/Junior Achievement UAE, a founding member of the Middle East Inclusion & Diversity Council, and a member of the advisory Board of the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut, Elissar continues to be a positive force for inclusivity and diversity in the community.

Connect with Elissar on LinkedIn.

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

Muna Awwadová
Partner
Kingsley Gate
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