Niousha Ehsan is one of the Top 50 GCC Women Leaders and a highly effective CEO with 15+ years of experience in the Events & MICE industry. She was awarded twice as CEO of the year and has been elected as a Board Member of International Live Events Association (ILEA). As a Certified Life Coach® and NLP Coach®, she champions women empowerment by mentoring and coaching women entrepreneurs around the world as her way of giving back to the community. In 2005, Niousha co-founded LINKVIVA, an integrated events management agency in Dubai, serving prestigious multinational and government clients in the region. Fast forward to 2020, LINKVIVA was recognized as: • One of the Top 50 Event Companies in the world by Special Events Magazine USA • 39th in Top 100 SMEs in the UAE where Niousha is among the top 13 women SME leaders who lead their organizations toward excellence • The Great Place to Work Award, and • Most Improved Company of the Year in Business Vision Awards. • Winning prestigious awards at Middle East Events Show (MEES) as well the Employer of the Year award. Her strategic thinking, results driven approach, uncompromising quality standards, focus on the big picture with a keen eye for details contribute to her success. What distinguishes her from others is her ability to create significant impact through an energizing peer leadership approach and ability to empower people at all levels.