Tech career talk with Oracle Women

February 3, 5PM AST

Step into the world of Oracle women. Come hear all about the challenges, opportunities, and unique culture that helps them unlock new doors. Get all the insights into their journeys and advice on how you can make a difference in your tech career.


Time Details
5:00 PM Welcome and introduction by Najla Alkebsi
5.05 PM Fostering a culture that empowers women to thrive - Fahad AlTurief, VP Cloud SALEENA & Saudi Arabia Managing Director
5:10 PM Key skills needed to build the workforce of the future - Heather VanCura, Senior Director, Global Standards Strategy
5:25 PM Panel discussion - Sharing success stories and career advise
5:45 PM Q&A session with Oracle leaders and recruiters
5:55 PM Closing remarks by Najla Alkebsi

Event speakers

Meet our thought leaders

Fahad AlTurief

Fahad AlTurief

VP Cloud SALEENA & Saudi Arabia Managing Director

Mr. Fahad AlTurief is a professional Saudi leader in tech with over 20 years of experience. He joined Oracle in 2005 as an account manager and progressed to become the V.P. Cloud SALEENA & Saudi Arabia Managing Director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.

Mr. AlTurief is responsible for supporting innovative digital transformation programs for Oracle's fast-growing customer portfolio, identifying new growth opportunities, and accelerating the company's effort to equip the Saudi youth with advanced digital skills.

Heather VanCura

Heather VanCura

Senior Director, Global Standards Strategy

With over 20 years of experience in Java technology leadership, community development, and engagement, Heather is a track lead for developer conferences. Mentor and advocate for developers and diversity, she’s a leader of the global community driven through the user group programs. She drives the efforts to transform the JCP and broaden participation and diversity in the community. Heather is passionate about women in technology, serving as an international speaker and community organizer of developer hack days around the world.

Mona AlMalki

Mona AlMalki

Application Sales Representative

Mona has been with Oracle for more than four years and is currently an Application Sales Representative, helping to guide customers on their successful digital transformation. She has over nine years experience in managing Partner Channels and Alliances, Sales Operations, and Sales Execution.

Mona had been blazing her trail as a successful Sales Account Manager for years when she was nominated to attend the 2019 Oracle Emerging Leader Summit. She was thrilled at the prospect of growing her leadership skills and equally excited for the opportunity to represent the women of Saudi Arabia on a global stage - thus started Saudi Arabia's first ever OWL community.

Fay Alreshaid

Fay Alreshaid

Cloud Value Representative

Fay Alreshaid is a Cloud Territory manager, mainly handling Iaas and Paas technologies for mid-market.

She started as a solution engineering intern in August 2019 after being awarded with a bachelor's degree from KSU majoring in Computer Information Systems.

Fatimah Al-Matar

Fatimah Al-Matar

GenO Associate Consultant

Fatimah Al-Matar is an Associate Consultant at Oracle. She is also the owner and co-founder of Unlimited Code & Design Group. Fatimah has three years of experience working with Oracle Cloud solutions and has been certified to be an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Associate Architect. She graduated from King Faisal University, with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science in 2017.

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