Jul . 2019

Asmahan Zein on Gender Equality

By We Initiative in Partnership with Who Run The World - Podcasts 01.July.2019 Who Run The World tags: A Step Towards Equality , woman empowerment , Gender Equality

She is a Partner in Filovault Crypta sal & President of Lebanese League for Women in Business (LLWB)

Ms. Asmahan ZEIN, Partner in Filovault Crypta sal & President of Lebanese League for Women in Business (LLWB)
Asmahan Zein, comes with a long experience in logistics and transportation, established Aramex in Lebanon and served on different executive positions for twenty-seven years. While in Aramex she was elected the first Female President for the Freight Forwarders Syndicate in Lebanon. In 2014 Asmahan started (Crypta s.a.l that was the franchise of Infofort LLC).
Throughout her career, she served on several boards, she served as the Vice Chair of Amideast Advisory Board in Lebanon until 2016 in addition to Vice Chair of Injaz Lebanon until 2017.
Passionate about impact and social entrepreneurship Asmahan serves on numerous boards and non-profits in addition to being the President of Lebanese League for Women in Business, she is The Vice Chair of Ruwwad Al Tanmiya Lebanon, Board member of Rural Entrepreneurs, Board member of Alfanar Advisory Board Lebanon, member on the steering committee of the United Nations Global Compact Lebanon, member of NCC/AUB (Nature Conservation Center) advisory board, in addition to being the Chair-person of Seeders/LWAF (a group of angel investors in Lebanon).

She is also part of the Brilliant Lebanese Awards Jury Panel.

Ms. Zein took part in "A Step Towards Equality", the first conference in Lebanon about the Gender Gap, and particpated in the Balance for Better Panel.



Who Run the World is a series of conversations that explores what it means to be a female leader working and living in the Arab world. Each episode of this podcast focuses on one woman’s story. Our guests share the challenges and victories of their journey, and how they navigate the complexity of the workplace. Whether they realise it or not, each of these women, in her own way, is a role model for young women and girls in the Middle East and beyond.


This specific series was done with key speakers of "A Step Towards Equality" conference, the first conference about the Gender Gap in Lebanon.



By WE Initiative