The Women and Business Development Council held its Second International Conference entitled “Strategic Planning for the Management of Development – Leadership and Entrepreneurship”, on 27-30 July 2018, at the Lancaster Plaza Hotel – Beirut. The Women and Business Development Council is concerned with enhancing the role of investment in achieving sustainable development, institutional and strategic planning, establishing a mechanism for implementation and enhancing the role of businesswomen in the Arab world to evolve economic growth.
The first day of the conference was concluded with a formal dinner in which businesswomen from the Arab world were honored and Mrs. May Makhzoumi, from Lebanon, was among them, receiving the “Entrepreneurs Award”. Noting that Mrs. Makhzoumi is a member of the Board of Directors of several companies of the Future Group, and she is President of Makhzoumi Foundation that implements projects within the context of raising awareness on sustainable development and working towards achieving it. Eng. Sallama Namani, Manager of the Makhzoumi Foundation Development Program, received the Award on behalf of Mrs. Makhzoumi for being abroad.