Women in Tech 100 Top Speakers 2023

Wafa Al Obaidat

Wafa Al Obaidat

Founder & CEO Playbook

Fields of Expertise:

  • Entrepreneurship and Leadership
  • Global Engagement
  • Global Speaker and Thought Leader

Country of residence: Bahrain

Wafa Alobaidat, CEO of Obai and Hill, has 12+ years of experience managing 5000+ global client projects. A TEDx speaker and serial entrepreneur, she founded the successful Sketchbook magazine. Wafa is a leading advocate for women’s career progression, hosting the Women Power Summit and the top-rated Women Power podcast.

As a Vital Voices GROW fellow and one of the top 50 influential women in business, Wafa is engaged in various roles, including being an alumni of the Global Shaper network and a former EO member. She has delivered 50+ talks globally, focusing on themes of empowerment, entrepreneurship, and scaling companies.

Wafa has been featured in renowned publications like Harpers Bazaar Arabia, Bloomberg Arabia, Entrepreneur Magazine, and CNBC. She is the proud recipient of the Leader of Tomorrow award from MasterCard MENA and Entrepreneur Magazine.

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