What’s next in women’s wellness and femtech?
CEO of Aptamind Partners and industry “game-changer” Aradhana Khowala shares her predictions at #2022GWS.
A global authority on the travel and hospitality industries, Khowala brings her international perspective, strategic insights and transformational thinking to the topic of women’s health for the 2022 Summit. Khowala’s keynote will focus on breaking the stigma that surrounds the traditional female healthcare and wellness systems which are failing women, sharing her predictions for the future of women’s wellness and the femtech revolution.
About Aradhana Khowala
Aradhana Khowala is the CEO & Founder of Aptamind Partners, a private client advisory that serves leaders in government, family offices, international organizations and private investment groups globally. She has had a successful executive and entrepreneurial career spanning two decades, five continents and 75+ countries.
Khowala has been described as “a member of select experts who define the future of the luxury hotel industry.” In 2014, Swiss magazine Bilan chose her as one of the 50 most influential next generation leaders who will likely define the future of the tourism and hospitality industry. In 2017, she was awarded the 21st Century Icon Awards for being a game-changer in tourism in association with CNBC and London School of Economics.
An experienced Board Member, Khowala has an active portfolio of Board roles. Khowala currently serves as the Chair of the Advisory Board of the Red Sea Project in Saudi Arabia which is wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund, the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia. Her multifunctional role is to develop and implement a new international standard in environmental protection and restoration, sustainable development, innovation and luxury tourism in the Kingdom. Previously she was the CEO of Tourism Sector at NEOM in Saudi Arabia – the US$ 500 Billion land of the future purpose-built for a sustainable and a new way of living. Khowala also serves as a Board Member and Steering Committee member of World Tourism Forum Lucerne a highly focused, top-level, strategic body that brings together selected leaders around the world to reflect on the big challenges facing the industry. In addition, Khowala sits on the Board of Educating the Children which is a charity that beautifully weaves together her passion for Africa with the purpose of educating the children – a cause very close to her heart.
Khowala is a certified NLP Coach (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and has an MBA from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland. She is a sought-after keynote speaker, moderator and presenter at the foremost conferences including G20 and Women in Leadership events as well as a guest lecturer on tourism, leadership and entrepreneurship at different Universities globally.