Posted on March 24, 2019

Dame Natalie Massenet (pictured), a fashion entrepreneur and former journalist, is set to speak at Qatar Foundation (QF) on Tuesday, March 26, as part of QF’s Education City Speaker Series.

The talk, open to the public, will be held from 12.30pm-1.30pm at the Assembly Area in Biznest (Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar building) at Education City. The Education City Speaker Series is a platform for Qatar’s youth and wider community to learn from, and engage with, experts and thought-leaders from a range of fields. Dame Nataliefounded the luxury online fashion retailer Net-A-Porter in 2000, and, over the next 10years, went on to build one of the world’s most influential fashion businesses operating across retail, media, and publishing platforms. At the Education City Speaker Series, she will speak about the world of online retail, sharing her experiences as an entrepreneur in the fashion industry.

Mayan Zebeib, Chief Communications Officer, QF, said: “We’re delighted to be welcoming Dame Natalie Massenet to Qatar Foundation as part of the Education City Speaker Series initiative. “Thegoal of this series of interactive public talks is to inform, inspire, and foster meaningful dialogue and cultural exchanges across a variety of topics, from sport and female empowerment to technology in healthcare.We look forward to welcoming members of Qatar’s community to this event.”

Previous series speakersinclude United Nations Secretary-General H.E. Mr. António Guterres and US Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.