Global entrepreneurial leadership expert joins HEC Paris in Qatar

  • 5 months   ago
A global expert in the entrepreneurial leadership, Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, has joined HEC Paris faculty in Qatar this semester.
Prior to her joining in HEC Paris, Dr Janjuha-Jivraj was an associate professor of entrepreneurial leadership at Henley Business School, and senior lecturer at Brunel University. She is also a global business consultant, who founded two leadership consultancies with extensive worldwide client rosters that includes Fortune 500 firms.
Dr Janjuha-Jivraj has contributed to ForbesWomen since 2018 frequently and has written over 30 articles that take a data-driven approach to the latest thinking on diversity and inclusion. Her writing focuses on a variety of issues and topics related to what she addresses a “cognitive diversity;” from the role of technology in human resources to emerging strategies to halt female and minority attrition in the workplace.
Dr Janjuha-Jivraj’s said that, “This is a fantastic time to strengthen our offerings in entrepreneurship and leadership and I'm particularly excited about the opportunity to provide programs focusing on women and leadership across all sectors. One of my goals is to develop a strong research agenda on women in leadership in the region, to benchmark progress”
“And I want to further my agenda of developing thinking around how entrepreneurial leadership provides a new way to harness innovation and leadership with diverse teams,” she added. 
Dr Pablo Martin de Holan, dean of HEC Paris in Qatar, said: “The appointment of Dr Janjuha-Jivraj is a clear demonstration of our commitment to world-class knowledge creation and educational offerings that are of critical interest and importance to this region.” 
Dr de Holan further added that, “In particular, we are sure that Dr Janjuha-Jivraj expertise in entrepreneurship and women in leadership will be very relevant for the needs of Qatar in alignment with the National Vision 2030.”
Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj obtained a PhD in Family Business Succession from Brunel Business School and she has participated various programmes at Harvard Business School and Manchester Business School. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.