Nezha Alaoui


Nezha Alaoui is a Moroccan-born entrepreneur, author, awarded activist for female leadership, and an impact influencer with an active community of 2 million followers. She began her career as a photographer, commissioned by the United Nations to report on the organization’s World Food Program missions throughout the world. She went on to create The Mayshad Group, a women-centric business comprising enterprises dedicated to leadership, development, diversity and inclusion. Alaoui ensures that her personal values of women’s empowerment, sustainability and future-thinking practices shine through all her work, with the goal to positively impact the world for generations to come. “The name Mayshad comes from the first syllables of my daughters’ names, Maysoon and Shadeen,” explains Alaoui. “I became a mom at the age of 23, so my daughters have grown up throughout my journey as an entrepreneur.”