Mahdis GharaeiMahdis Gharaei

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at the female factor

Mahdis is the Co-Founder & Managing Partner of the female factor, a platform dedicated to empowering & developing a new generation of female leaders by providing knowledge-driven experiences around personal & professional development, a global mentoring program and a strong network.

Before starting the female factor, Mahdis served as one of the youngest and only female general managers of an international airline in Austria and Germany for over 7 years and led cross-border projects and teams in the Middle East, Europe and the US. She co-founded her first business at age 23 and also served in leadership roles at non-profit organisations such as the World Affairs Council, AustrianStartups and Female Founders.

Mahdis is a passionate opportunity maker, diversity advocate, entrepreneur, mentor and speaker with a love for business development, sales, negotiations, and female leadership.