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Women at Deloitte

Women at Deloitte

As an audit principal at Deloitte in the Middle East, I get to see how eager young students are to apply to our firm and become part of our family. They come to us full of the exciting prospects of joining the biggest professional services firm in the world: the learning curve from which they … Continue reading

Family Business – survival of the fittest

Family Business – survival of the fittest

Family businesses are so fundamental to the Middle East that they make up greater than 80% of the rapidly growing private economy of the GCC, yet their inherent complexity makes their evolution critical to their ultimate success and longevity. Thus, it was a natural step for Deloitte to launch a family business service line based … Continue reading

The Other Face of Saudi Women

The Other Face of Saudi Women

The recent announcement made by King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia on Friday January 11, 2013 to appoint 30 women to the country’s previously all-male Shura Council has raised eyebrows. This is the latest action in a series of moves from the Saudi government intending to enhance the role of women in society after … Continue reading

Do it properly, or not at all

Do it properly, or not at all

My philosophy has always been – if you are going to do something – do it properly or don’t do it at all. For me doing something properly means, doing it with passion! To be successful at anything I believe you need to be passionate about what you do, be willing to work hard. Success … Continue reading