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Sophie Le Ray

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Episode 15: Sophie Le Ray, CEO of Eve List, Founder of Women in Leadership Summit

Bench Impact Podcast Series

In this Bench Impact podcast we spoke to Sophie Le Ray, CEO of Eve List, Founder of Women in Leadership summit and the most recent Bench board member.  We talked about the Women in Leadership summit and the founding of Eve List, the purpose of her work to create more gender parity through transparency and a forum that addresses economic benefits.   We talked about her view of gender equality in today’s business world and the plans for Women in Leadership. 


9 Feb 2021

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Sophie Le Ray - Closing the Gender Gap in the Workplace

RaiseV Fem.Force

“What gets measured gets managed – Until you put gender equality at the top of your business agenda along with the appropriate actions nothing happens” – Sophie Le RayIn this talk we sit down with Sophie Le Ray an entrepreneur, author and an experienced business facilitator. We discuss Sophie’s strong drive for entrepreneurship and some of her lessons scaling her very successful company, Naseba. We also dive into her mission and work with regards to women empowerment and equality in the workplace through her latest organization EVE list. Sophie explains that gender parity in the workplace is proven to be correlated to better returns: profit, employment engagement, innovation, governance, customer experience. This needs to be supported by data and on its turn lead decision-making. Ensuring it is a top priority on the business agenda is key according to Sophie. If you want to learn more about all of Sophie’s valuable insights and solutions to close the gender gap in the workplace, make sure to listen to this episode!EVE List – evelist.org


8 Nov 2020

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Episode 26 - In conversation with... Sophie Le Ray

The Impact Talks

Advancing diversity and inclusion has been for over a decade at the forefront of the initiatives and projects led by Sophie. In this episode, we discuss about what led her to pursue this journey, as well as the role of Eve List in enabling organizations to integrate gender parity within their strategies and support closing the gender gap.


27 Jul 2020

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LGC E81 - Sophie Le Ray | Being an entrepreneur & mixing business with family/life

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Sophie is an entrepreneur, an author and experienced business facilitator. In 2003, she co-founded Naseba, a business information company specialised in supporting enterprise development in emerging markets. Sophie was appointed CEO in 2009 and was responsible for its strategic development and overseeing its operations worldwide until 2019. In 2009, Sophie founded the WIL Economic Forum, the first platform for business women leaders in the Middle East and Asia and in 2016, co authored ‘Game Changers: How Women in the Arab World Are Changing the Rules and Shaping the Future’. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/georges-khalife/support


1 Jul 2020

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#07 Sophie Le Ray, on women empowerment in the Arab world

Resonance Collective

Sophie Le Ray, Co- founder of Naseba and the Women in Leadership Economic Forum, a two day conference focused on women empowerment, entrepreneurship and social impact. She is also the author of the book ‘ Game Changers: How Women in the Arab World Are Changing the Rules and Shaping the Future’ An amazing inspiring and passionate women that wants to make a positive change in the world. I hope you enjoy this chat with Sophie Le Ray.  More info : www.naseba.com 


5 Jan 2019

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Sophie Le Ray: How to Mix Business and Marriage - and Promote Female Leadership

When Women Win

Have you ever thought about setting up a business with your husband? Seeing them all day at work, and every evening at home… What about doing that for 15 years? Bosslady Sophie Le Ray has done just that. Sophie is an entrepreneur and an experienced business facilitator. In 2002 she co-founded Naseba, a business facilitation company specializing in emerging markets. Sophie is the founder of the Global WIL Economic Forum a platform that promotes women's economic empowerment. She also co-authored a book called "Game Changers: How Women in The Arab World are Changing the Rules and Shaping the Future". During our chat, we explored her path as an entrepreneur and discussed how to mix business with marriage. I learned more about the Women In Leadership Forum, its background and intention - and why she is taking it to Saudi Arabia in December. Sophie also shared her plans for the future - once your business is a success and is running itself, what do you do?!


18 Oct 2017