Soulaima Gourani

ENTREPRENEUR, AUTHOR, VIRTUAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER.

Soulaima Gourani is a virtual keynote speaker and co-founder of the Silicon Valley-based software company "Women Reignite Inc." www.womenreignite.com She is a YGL/Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and named #30 in the world by Thinkers50.

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Soulaima Gourani, Co-founder of Women Reignite Inc. Online Keynotespeaker and bestselling Author. 

Soulaima Gourani

 ”Our way of thinking is based on the assumption that the future is going to be like the past”

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I am a Silicon Valley based entrepreneur and co-founder of Womenreignite.

Women Reignite is the next generation of life management and personal productivity software. It is our mission to connect, inspire and impact 100 million women by 2040. Women Reignite is our response to the upcoming “social recession” — an epidemic of loneliness and isolation brought on by the COVID-19. As long as it remains unwise to gather in physical spaces, we will need to create virtual spaces that can sustain women. Women Reignite connect women in similar life stages and provide affordable life improvement tools online. Women Reignite is a low cost virtual learning platform with exclusive mastermind content at a fraction of the price of therapy. A scalable platform combined with community network effect. We offer 24/7 access to personal development programs improving the quality of life for American women from the comfort of their home. The product is an ONLINE mental wellbeing program to help women make better decisions on sleep, meditation, nutrition, exercise & prepare them for the future of work.

I am a frequent speaker at conferences + author of several bestseller books on themes like “How to take control over your life” and “How to Design Your Future”  and many others. 

Everything I do always serve a common purpose: to create more innovators, critical thinkers, problem solvers and more peace in the world.

I am an official expert at World Economic Forum’s (Expert Network) within “Behavioural Sciences & Education and Skills.”

I work with clients as Samsung, Roche A/S, Leo‐Pharma, NNIT, Genzyme, Aberdeen, DuPont, LEGO, McKinsey, DELL, Microsoft, Adecco, ManSoft, Alk Abello, Aon Hewitt, Citroen, Colliers, Diageo, Cisco, Ernst & Young, Volvo, FL Smidth, H. Lundbeck, IBM, TDC, SimCorp, Novo Nordisk, Novozymes, Danske Bank, News Corp and Deloitte etc.

I work  all over the world: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, USA, Finland, Greenland, Austria, Hungary, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Russia, Mongolia, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, India, Greece, Thailand, Egypt, Venezuela, Morocco, Turkey, China, Lebanon, Japan, Switzerland, Mexico and Bahrain.

I am also the co-­founder of Tradeconductor.com (2007), Nerdyspeakers.com (2016), Fremilivet.dk (2016) & Soulaima.com (2007) and “At Lykkes” (2018). 

I am a columnist at the Danish newspaper Berlingske.dk (owned by Berlingske Media) and I have my weekly Forbes column 

I am a paid 10k+ USD keynote speaker at BigSpeak Speakers Bureau – book via CraigS@bigspeak.com

Current/former boards and advisory boards:

Education: Export technician, Odense, 2001, E-MBA from Copenhagen Business School, 2007

Executive training:

  • Executive training; Stanford University (2006).
  • Innovation. Berkeley University (2006); Design-thinking.
  • Indian School of Business (ISB), (2012); Innovations and Lessons from Emerging Markets: A South Asia Perspective.
  • The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (2013 & 2014);  “Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century” and “Leadership and decision making” & IDEASpHERE (alum program)
  • The Jackson Institute For Global Affairs, Yale University (2014); Leadership and Decision Making in the 21st Century.
  • INCAE Business school, Costa Rica (2015); Leadership for Sustainable Development.

Recipient of awards and honors including:

  • Rising Star Award (2004)
  • European list of talents (2004, Magazine Courrier)
  • Talent 100 Award, Berlingske, 2004
  • Young Global Leader (YGL; 2012, World Economic Forum)
  • Top 100 Women, FEMINA, Denmark, 2012
  • Nordic Thinkers top 20, 2013
  • EUROMAN top 100 women, 2013
  • ’40 under 40′ Europe, 2014
  • Womenomics Influencer Award, 2015
  • Women’s Media Center’s SheSource expert, 2016
  • Inspiring Fifty: Nordics 2016
  • ‘100 Women in the Top’, Berlingske Business, Denmark 2017
  • Kraks Blå Bog (Danish for Krak’s Blue Book) is a Danish for-­‐profit biographical dictionary service in a format comparable to Marquis Who’s Who, 2018.)
  • UP & COMING WOMEN SOLOPRENEURS TO KNOW, 2018
  • COPENHAGEN GOODWILL AMBASSADOR”, 2019
  • H.C. Oersted Ambassador, 2019  
  • Thinkers50, 2019, nominated for Ideas Into Practice Award in partnership with Oman Business Forum
  • Thinkers50 Radar, 2020. Award

I am the author of two bestseller books, many e-­books and co-­written 14-16 books  – See the titles here

Private: Lives in Palo Alto, married Brian P. Frandsen (online community builder), two kids, a son (2007) and a daughter (2009) (I am a proud mum).

Twitter: @soulaimagourani
Hompage: www.soulaima.com

Book me via my agent: CraigS@bigspeak.com

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