Women's Forum Middle East 2020


Nadereh Chamlou

Former Senior Advisor

The World Bank


Nadereh Chamlou is an International Development Advisor and a former Senior Advisor at the World Bank, where she held technical, coordination, managerial, and advisory functions. Her professional focus has been on entrepreneurship and private sector development, particularly on promoting growth and competitiveness through better utilization of the talent pool, inclusion, and gender diversity. She authored several seminal pieces and currently serves on boards of organizations that advance research, empowerment, innovation, and entrepreneurship. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and received The International Alliance for Women’s 2015 “Making a Difference” global award.