February 2024

Cognitive Diversity: Re-wiring how you think about Leadership


In this interactive session, Professor Janjuha-Jivraj and Dr. Tawbi will share how leaders can navigate new challenges at work, harnessing the value of diverse teams and emergent technologies and the mindset required to create agility and new solutions to problems. 

Dr. Tawbi brings a wealth of experience in partnering with companies on AI and Data and helping leaders strengthen their leadership capabilities in these areas. 
Professor Janjuha-Jivraj draws on her extensive work supporting leaders to create conditions for collective intelligence to nurture innovation among teams. 

The session is aimed at managers and leaders who work with diverse teams and are gearing up for greater integration of emerging technologies in their organizations. In this interactive and immersive session, the discussion will focus on why cognitive diversity is a core competency for leadership.

Takeaways of the masterclass:

1. What the future of leadership requires with greater integration of emerging technology and a diverse workforce. 
2. How you strengthen Cognitive Diversity when working with diverse groups and emerging technologies.

HEC Paris in Qatar, a world-renowned business school, invites you to join our masterclass. The program is designed to equip business professionals with the in-depth knowledge and leadership skills necessary to thrive in today's fast-changing job market. The program is designed to equip business professionals with the in-depth knowledge and leadership skills necessary to thrive in today's fast-changing job market.



Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj is an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership and Diversity at HEC Paris in Qatar. 

Shaheena has over a decade of experience working in the field of gender diversity in leadership. She combines a pragmatic approach to research and capacity building by working with different organizations to create plans and cultures to promote and achieve gender balance across the organizational pipeline. Her work also addresses creating inclusive cultures to strengthen the retention and promotion of women into leadership roles. She works with public organizations, NGOs, and private business leaders globally including FTSE100, and Fortune 500 to help them transform their cultures and work on specific interventions that strengthen gender diversity in the workplace. 

Chowki   Dr. Chawki Tawbi, Head of AI & Data at Google Cloud Qatar

Dr Chawki Tawbi has more than 25 years of experience in Data, AI, and Business Automation across various industries. He led large teams of professionals (Architects, Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Big-Data, ECM, and Automation Experts).
He founded and led a Data Science COE, to help CDOs implement Data and AI strategies. He is a board member of several Universities and delivers lectures in Data and AI.
Dr. Chawki is a Partner Sales Engineer responsible of building Google Data and AI ecosystem. He is a Data and AI champion for the META region. He published 8 papers in international journals and conferences in Cognitive Sciences and Active Databases.


Upon registration, attendees will receive an email containing details of the event. 

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