Ms. Areen Shahbari is a social entrepreneur, a Fulbright Fellow, a Lecturer of Strategic Management, Marketing and Communication at Simmons School of Management, and an Adjunct Lecturer at Harvard Extension School. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Communication, and an MBA in entrepreneurship. Ms. Shahbari speaks three languages and has over 10 years of experience in TV hosting, journalism, public relations and social media marketing. Since 2008, she has hosted six TV shows and interviewed over 550 professionals, half of whom were women. In 2013, she founded her own company "Cactus" to promote women entrepreneurship in the MENA region. Since the company's founding, Ms. Shahbari has provided marketing and business training courses, workshops and counseling services to over 1,200 women. Ms. Shahbari's teaching, research and consulting focuses on women entrepreneurship, strategy and marketing.
MSMG 408: Strategic Management and Marketing
MSMG 433: Strategic Communication and Organizational Change