about us

who we are

We are three passionate women

who bring together more than 70 years of experience in the region.

Our story reflects our commitment to support and to empower willing individuals to achieve their full potential.

We do it for the ripple effect that comes about as a result of every person impacted positively, ultimately creating meaningful connections that lasts generations.

In November 2021, impactiv was selected among 9 startups in Ma’an 5th cohort to accelerate our support to people development through meaningful intergenerational connections.

Since its incorporation in ADGM in May 2022, impactiv has successfully curated and implemented various mentoring programs and community development projects.

our purpose

unlocking potential

Igniting individuals to unleash their limitless capabilities, driving transformative success and creating positive societal change.

next-gen empowerment

Creating an inclusive workplace culture for
millennials and younger generations to thrive,
innovate, and succeed.

tech-driven impact

Harnessing technology and AI for scalable
mentoring programs with lasting effects.

empowering diversity

Fostering inclusive cultures through
innovative mentoring and DEI programs.

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our values

passion

fuels our creativity
We are driven by our creativity. It lies within our legacy and guides the way we provide our clients with the means to shine in their own way.

empathy

dictates our conduct
Empathy is at the core of the way we behave and do business. We believe in inclusivity, and equal access to opportunities for all. We treat each other and our stakeholders with true mindfulness.

purpose

guides our innovation
We live in a constantly evolving landscape. We understand the importance of allowing our innovation to be driven by our intention and sense of resolve.

flexibility

drives our thinking
Our thinking is guided by our flexibility to always test our new business models, to find the best means to unlocking potential, both inspired by each encounter we have in our decades of experience and expertise.

integrity

inspires our actions
We exhibit a firm adherence to a code of moral and ethical principles that guides every facet of our business. We encourage ourselves and others to practice standing by what we believe is right.

flexibility

drives our thinking
Our thinking is guided by our flexibility to always test our new business models, to find the best means to unlocking potential, both inspired by each encounter we have in our decades of experience and expertise.

integrity

inspires our actions
We exhibit a firm adherence to a code of moral and ethical principles that guides every facet of our business. We encourage ourselves and others to practice standing by what we believe is right.

our team

Dr. Nada Messaikeh

Co-founder & Managing Director

A transformative leader with 30+ years of experience in Higher Education Management, Corporate Finance, and Advisory Services
Dr. Nada Jammoul Messaikeh has been dedicated to nurturing talent and fostering inclusive workplaces. She’s an adjunct faculty member at Alliance Manchester Business School and serves on the board of Injaz Lebanon. Her impactful journey includes influential roles at institutions like New York University Abu Dhabi, Paris Sorbonne University, ADEC, Deloitte, and Ernst & Young. Nada is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Doctoral degree in Business Administration from the University of Manchester.

Dr. Maya Rmeity

Co-founder and Head of Operations

An accomplished Inclusion & Diversity Advisor.   Maya is a force in fostering an inclusive future.With a global network, she collaborates with organizations like UN Women, Nokia, and DP World, crafting tailored DEI strategies
She empowers talent through workshops and mentoring initiatives. Her commitment to gender equality shines through her leadership at UN Women and NAMA flagship program in the UAE. Maya holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration from Paris Dauphine University.

Maral Alexandrian

Co-founder

A seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in fundraising, consulting, and banking and finance.

With a background that includes work for one of the world’s largest sovereign funds, Maral served as a Portfolio Manager responsible for fundraising at New York University Abu Dhabi. Her career path includes significant roles at Barclays Wealth Management and Ernst and Young. Beyond her professional journey, she is a dedicated mentor and passionate about sustainability, circular economy, and making a positive impact. Maral holds an MBA degree from Cambridge University.

Jana Sabra

Program Coordinator

A dedicated young changemaker with a background in sustainable development and social innovation & entrepreneurship.
Jana, with a BS in Chemistry and currently pursuing an MS in Energy Studies at the American University of Beirut, brings valuable experience in project management, communications, and content creation from organizations like Riyada for Social Innovation, All Girls Code, and Lebanon For You. Her unique journey from mentee to a committed team member in the Intersection mentorship program fuels her passion for sustainability, emphasizing the empowerment of the next generation and fostering diversity.

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