Loulou Khazen Baz


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Name: Loulou Khazen Baz
Organization: Nabbesh.com
Title: Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Loulou Khazen Baz, a Lebanese national, is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Middle East's first virtual skills marketplace, Nabbesh. In 2012 Baz beat over 2,000 promising entrepreneurs from across the Middle East to win the very first reality TV show, The Entrepreneur, a competition aired on Dubai One TV. Prior to launching Nabbesh, Baz was part of the founding team at UAE-based venture capital firm ActiveM, where she oversaw the planning and execution of new start-ups from across the healthcare, education and technology sectors. Prior to her venture capital work, Baz was a marketing professional in one of Dubai's largest government backed real estate firms, Dubai Properties, working with leading brand, media, production and events agencies, providing her with rewarding experiences around integrated marketing campaigns and new project launches targeting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) markets. Baz started her career working with a leading international captive finance firm based in Dubai developing financial products for a network of distributors across the Middle East.

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Nov 03, 2013 / 19 Comments / in Employment, Technology, Women's issues

Emirati women account for less than 5% of the private-sector workforce, partly due to a lack of flexible work options. Nabbesh’s ambitious www initiative centers on partnering with private-sector companies to create 3000 flexible employment opportunities tailored for Emirati women in 2014.