Entrepreneur Workshop Series: Medea Nocentini – C3
“Making Money by Doing Good: Business Model Innovation for Social Impact”
Entrepreneur Workshop Series, organized by Young Arab Leaders in strategic partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Est. for SME Development (Dubai SME) under its educational arm Dubai Entrepreneurship Academy & the Hamdan Innovation Incubator, held its 4th out of 10 sessions last November 28, 2016 at the Hamdan Innovation Incubator. This entrepreneur-focused series presents unique topics to the startup community with regional mentors & speakers aimed at educating & providing entrepreneurs with tools to launch or scale their businesses.
Key Points of Discussion:
- Introduction to Social Enterprise Concepts & Principle
- Drivers of Social Enterprise Sector’s Growth
- Social Entrepreneur Sharing of Success Story
About the Speaker
Medea Nocentini is Vice President, Corporate Development, at OSN, the leading Pay TV platform in the MENA region, where she is responsible for corporate strategy and planning, market intelligence, market research, transformation and program management. While at OSN, Medea founded Consult and Coach for a Cause (C3), a UAE-based social enterprise fostering the social enterprise ecosystem in the MENA region by mobilizing corporate professionals to support emerging social entrepreneurs on a volunteer basis. Before joining OSN, she worked in Business Development at McGraw-Hill and prior to that she spent several years at Booz & Co developing strategies for media, consumer, and social sector’s clients across Europe, the United States, and Middle East. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School (New York, USA), a BA in mechanical engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and an engineering diploma from Ecole Centrale Paris (France).