THINKERS50 RADAR CLASS OF 2020Soulaima Gourani
Founder, Women Reignite.
The obstacles we encounter in life can transform our career paths. “My life is spent constantly communicating my vision – to change the world to the better and to build a more tolerant place through trade – and through better and stronger relations between countries and people.”
Born in Morocco and raised in Denmark. While pregnant and the family breadwinner, she was fired from her job as a global sales director. Vowing that would never happen again, she started her own consulting business. Founder of tradeconductor.com and womenreignite.com, a go-to community for life and career development. Also, co-owner of NerdySpeakers and former CEO in the company CetCapitalAid as well as the current co-founder of “At Lykkes Aps”. MBA from Copenhagen Business School, where she taught supply chain management. Now based in Palo Alto, California.
Ignite your Career: The New Grads Bible (Bookboon, 2013), downloaded more than 300,000 times.
“Entrepreneurial trailblazer of connectivity and community.”