Rania is a global DEI expert who focuses on the practical actions that leaders take to accelerate their success and build high performing, diverse, gender-balanced, equitable teams that produce stellar results.
With over 25 years coaching executives, corporate experience, two paradigm-shifting books, and her experience as a woman of color and immigrant, Rania draws on diverse experiences and practical insights.
Originally from the Middle East and having lived, traveled and worked in both developing and developed countries, she has a global perspective of women, immigrants and people of color in the workplace and in leadership.
As an international keynote speaker at corporations, conferences, and universities, Rania shows success-minded leaders and managers how to work, advance and lead more equitably together. With a refreshingly direct approach, she identifies overlooked opportunities, shares breakthrough insights, and provides tangible, evidence-based action that can immediately be adopted.
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WE is the first hands-on manager’s guide with concrete actions you can take to recruit, retain, and advance high-caliber women in the workplace. Accelerate your success and be the teammate and leader everyone wants to work with.
UNDETERRED is the first career advice book for ambitious women in emerging economies. The award-winning book is based on Rania’s expertise, specific strategies, and inspiring interviews with over 250 women in growth economies.
Rania works with her clients to help them excel and find solutions to challenges they face. Using a solutions-focused approach, her clients identify the why of their behavior, actions to take and fine-tune their leadership skills to achieve their goals.
Executive Coaching is distinct from other types of coaching. It is a structured relationship between two business partners who work together closely for a specified period of time. It is designed to produce enhanced professional awareness and business results.
I am driven by a deeply held conviction that the global economy will only thrive when women and all people are equally engaged in leading its prosperity. I bring my global experience as a business leader, executive coach, woman of color and immigrant to share diverse, results oriented insights.
Keynote at corporations, conferences and universities around the world especially in the United States, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
WE: Men, Women, and The Decisive Formula for Winning at Work (Wiley September 2018). A new playbook to recruit, retain, and lead with high-caliber women in the workplace. lead inclusively and achieve gender parity.
UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies, the first career advice book written for educated, ambitious women in emerging markets.
Guiding success-minded leaders and managers with transformational ways to work, and lead equitably together.
Early career (1984-1997) at Bank of America and its predecessor banks. Contributed in a variety of capacities including: international banking, training, executive development and HR. Attained a senior leadership role.
Masters of Science, Foreign Service, honors concentration International Business, Georgetown University. Bachelor of Science, Business, Oklahoma State University.
Co-founded the 8th women’s angel network investor network formed in the U.S. to provide equity capital to women-led startups.
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