• Inspiring Women in Hospitality

    A global community of women in hospitality to inspire one another. At any stage of your career this group is here to support you, to listen to you, inspire you through storytelling and forge real connections.

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    LIVE THE LIFE YOU LOVE

    Curated group workshops for women in hospitality to guide you on a journey of self discovery, act as a springboard to self development and to create and foster real connections.

     

    This programme is designed for women to help you live the life you love with confidence and with the support of other inspiring women. This network will connect you with like-minded women in many ways that go beyond this programme.

     

    Join this incredible community of women to inspire and be inspired by one another.

     

    The programme is led by Naureen. Get to know her here.

    To inspire...

    Inspired by the women in your group. No matter which stage of our career we are at, we each have the capacity to be inspirational.

     

     

     

        

      

        

      

    ...and be inspired

    Listen to your inspiring role models from hospitality on the podcast.

     

     

  • Workshop

    Over the course of the six weeks we will be going into further details on each of these topics below, learning what it means to yourself and to others in the group you will be with. It will be a safe space to speak openly about such topics and act as a springboard to take action for your life.

    YOUR VALUES

    Defining your values will be the fundamental building block in this workshop. The exercise will have you reflect on what you have done in your life and what you find important. Your values will serve as guiding pillars for your next step in life.

    HOSPITALITY

    The discussion around hospitality brings together thoughts around the industry and lets you and the other group members share their stories in how they ended up in hospitality, their experiences, passion and niche within the industry. Together we explore all the different paths within hospitality, where they meet and how they sometimes go in different directions.

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY

    The beauty about the hospitality industry is that it is by nature diverse. This workshop will explore our appreciation for culture diversity, what we have learnt from different cultures, our respect for other cultures and how it has impacted our lives.

    SELF-AWARENESS

    Taking advice from others is a great thing, but sometimes we need to listen to ourselves and our own instincts. By looking back at our lives, how we have reacted in certain situations and how we behave will be the pathway we will take to support in answering this question honestly.

    FAMILY LIFE

    The meaning of family is different to everyone. This discussion will allow us to get insights to how you, and others, define family, balancing a career and family life, and the choice of being a mother.

    PERSONAL FINANCES

    Traditionally, women had little involvement in managing personal or family finances. This is now starting to change, and we can be a part of this change. This session will bring awareness to the support and tools out there for women and their personal finances, and to encourage you to take ownership of your finances.

    WELLBEING

    In hospitality we focus on others, so let's talk about what you can do to take care of yourself. Share and learn about activities that bring you joy, hear about self-care rituals from others and discuss how to incorporate this into your life on a regular basis.

    NETWORKING AND YOUR SUPPORT SYSTEM

    Some people are natural networkers, others get anxiety of the thought of chatting to people they do not know. Learn about the importance of networking from others, share your experiences and discuss tips and tricks around the subject. Think about who is part of your support system.

    YOUR STRENGTHS

    Having covered a number of topics, and having reflected upon things we usually do not think about on a day-to-day basis, we can start pulling things together. Thinking about your strength, ask friends what they think you are good at and see what you learn!

    WRAP UP

    Review what you have done and learnt, and take it all in. How can you use what you have learnt so far? What are your intentions? How can these learnings and reflections guide you from here? How can you live your life with consciousness?

  • The Logistics of the Programme & Testimonials

    The group workshop programme is a six week programme that includes 12 sessions. The workshops will be held twice a week and online. Each week the workshop will cover a different topic as seen above. The workshops will be facilitated to maximise the learning of each participant.

     

    You will be working together with groups of other women, all in different stages in their career. The purpose is to learn from one another through sharing your stories, perspectives and experiences.

  • Inspire Roundtables

    The Inspire Roundtable are in-person pop up events that take place in cities all around the world. The event allows you to meet other women in hospitality in your city, raise questions and share your experiences.

     

    Keep an eye out for our next event on Instagram!

  • About Naureen

     

    Naureen's Story

     

    I am Naureen Ahmed, hospitality professional, community builder, storyteller and founder of ‘Inspiring Women in Hospitality’ - and this is my story.

     

    Throughout my 15 year career in hospitality, I have had the incredible honour to work with and come across some incredible and inspirational women in our industry. So I created 'Inspiring Women in Hospitality' to give these women a platform to have their stories heard. I have the honour to interview all these amazing women who have inspired me in so many different ways. And they inspire me to do more to champion women in our industry. We have so much to offer and all the research shows that a diverse team makes for a better workforce.

     

    5 words to describe me: Empathetic, Ideator, Arranger, Balance, Maximiser

    My values: Respect, Joy, Curiosity, Diversity, Freedom

    My purpose: I want to shine the light on you.

    Who inspires me: YOU

     

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