Hanan Awad, MAES, PMP, is the President and Founder of Corporita Inc., a Canadian Business and Management Training, Consulting and Communications firm based in the Waterloo Region. Hanan is also the Editor-in-Chief of Corporita Magazine, an online magazine dedicated to working women. She is also a show host on Canadawy Radio and Corporita TV and had guest appearances on many other shows.
Hanan’s progress and career path bring a unique set of skills to the table. She started as a junior engineer working in Quality and Environmental Management Systems in an international consulting firm in the GCC and MENA regions and progressed in her career until she became the Vice President of a major real estate investment and development company.
After immigrating to Canada with her family in 2009, Hanan worked as Organizational Development Consultant at the Region of Waterloo, Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Waterloo and Director of Operations at LexiMondo Communications. In addition to these notable accomplishments, she co-founded the Canadian Council for the Dissemination of Science and Culture and with exceptional vision and entrepreneurial drive, founded Corporita Inc. and Corporita Academy.
Hanan holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering, MBA from the University of Liverpool UK, MAES from Waterloo University. She is also a Certified Lead Auditor in Quality Management Systems and holds several certifications from Kaizen Institute and PMP. Hanan has received many awards and is recognized for her talents and contribution from the University of Ain Shams, the Egyptian Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and she was awarded first place “Suad Al Subah Prize” in Kuwait. She is also the recipient of the Achievement Award from the Absolutely Fabulous Women Foundation.
Hanan is actively involved with the community through her past affiliations and current corporate memberships. Hanan believes firmly in volunteering and regularly gives her time to the community. Hanan was/is involved with COMPASS Kitchener (the strategic planning advisory committee to the City of Kitchener Council), the Kitchener Grand River Rotary Club, The Literacy Group, ANNISAA Organization of Canada, Kingsdale Neighbourhood Association, the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, the Waterloo Region Immigration Partnership, NajdaNow Canada, Leadership Waterloo Region and many other organizations.
Hanan enjoys writing about leadership, communication, and business. And as a seasoned professional, with the global experience, she shares her passion and highly developed experience by conducting training and educational workshops in project management, total quality management, business, entrepreneurship and much more.