Why Your Startup Needs A Board

Date: Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Bahrain Fintech Bay, 3rd Floor, Arcapita Building, Kingdom of Bahrain

Language: English

Registration: Click Here to Register

Diversity On Board, a 3BL Associates Think-Do-Tank initiative, aims to promote diversity and inclusion on startup and corporate boards in the Arab world.Learn from an interactive panel discussion comprising investors, board members, entrepreneurs, and others in the startup ecosystem on how the right board can accelerate your startup’s growth, access to funding, new market entry, and success.

  • Understand how to structure your startup’s Executive or (unpaid) Advisory board, and your board’s functions and responsibilities.
  • Learn how to select and recruit the right board members and leverage the “diversity dividend”.
  • Get the most out of your board to accelerate success–including access to funding, markets, networks and mentorship.
  • Avoid the common mistakes founders make when it comes to their startup boards.


Heather Henyon, Founding General Partner, Mindshift Capital

Kalyan Krishnan, Risk Advisory, KPMG

Leena Al Olaimy, Co-founder, 3BL Associates & Diversity On Board

Marwa Al Eskafi, Head of Programs at Brinc

Ryaan Sharif, Managing Director of Flat6Labs Bahrain

We are deeply grateful to our enlightened Founding Partners