Jul . 2019

Randa Bahsoun on Gender Equality

By We Initiative in Partnership with Who Run The World - Podcast 02.July.2019 Who Run The World tags: Woman Empowerment , Who Run The World , Gender Equality


Ms. Randa Bahsoun is a Partner in the People & Organization practice, PWC.


Randa is a partner in the people and organization practice of PwC and a board member of the PwC Middle East Region Board. Randa has more than 20 years of experience advising clients on organization and human capital issues including organization design, governance, human capital strategies, talent management and organizational change. Her primary focus is consulting for government and public sector in the GCC with emphasis on restructuring of center of government and social and human capital development. Her interests in the sector cover a broad range of areas including government and public sector reform, social innovation, the role of the third sector and entrepreneurship in social and economic development, as well as leadership and youth development and enablement.


Additionally, Randa has extensive experience working with family owned businesses on corporate governance, restructuring and organizational issues, and family office set ups; with the aim of creating a positive impact on their corporatization journey and business continuity.


In addition to her experience and commitment to advising clients on organization and people issues, Randa is a strong advocate of effective corporate governance and the importance of the role, leadership, and diversity of Boards in driving good governance practices, particularly in a regional and global environment that is constantly changing. During the past 15 years or so, she has been heavily involved in designing and promoting corporate governance for enterprises in the public and private sector.


She took part of "A Step Towards Equality", the first conference in Lebanon tackeling the Gender Gap,  by participating in the Fight for Equal Pay Today 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.


By WE Initiative