Soulaima Gourani is a motivational speaker, philanthropist and author, with many years of approximately 200-plus global talks per year. Gourani advises major companies on topics such as sales and service and customer loyalty, strategic relationship-building and change management, employee motivation and the future of business. In March 2012 Gourani was selected as one of the 192 management leaders by the World Economic Forum. In 2012 she was recognized as one of the 20 most business-minded people in the Nordic countries by Nordic Business Forum.
Gourani has received a number of prestigious awards, including Rising Star and Talent 2004, Top 100 Talent Europe (2004), 40 under 40 (2013) and Nordic 20 Thinkers (2013) and Womenomics Influencer Award 2015. She was also chosen as a UN Women Advisor Ambassador in August 2015. In 2016 Gourani was appointed by TED Talks as a mentor to the speakers. In 2017 top 100 women in media. And in 2019 Gourani was appointed Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador.
Today she resides in Palo Alto, California, where she continues to advise American leaders, entrepreneurs and companies in areas such as strategy, management and leadership and as an online coach and mentor on www.womenreignite.com
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