Mona Ataya is the CEO and Founder of Mumzworld.com, a successful and growing e-commerce platform in the Middle East dedicated to mothers, babies and children.
Mona is a seasoned successful entrepreneur, well-known in her region. Beyond leading and inspiring her employees and communities, Mona is on a mission to change the region, one mum at a time.
Before starting her entrepreneurship adventure, Mona worked in several multinationals such as Procter & Gamble and Johnson and Johnson. Her journey as an entrepreneur started when she became one of the co-founders of Bayt.com, a leading job site in the Middle East and North Africa region, where she served as Vice President of Marketing. While raising her 3 children, she found it hard to find the advice and the products she needed for her family. This challenge became a business opportunity and she founded Mumzworld, an e-commerce website for mothers across the region.
Under Mona’s leadership, Mumzworld has undergone tremendous growth and successfully established itself as the regional leader in this vertical space. With 6 rounds of funding, great investors on board and a solid business plan, Mumzworld has become the #1 Funded Women-led e-commerce company in the Middle East.
Mona is an example of achievement and a leader in her region. Mona talks about her passion to empower mothers and make a difference to the community.
She dedicates some of her time to mentor and support young entrepreneurs in the region, more especially women.