GCC Chapter

Sumangla Jacob – Chapter President

Enthusiastic and people oriented, Sumangla Jacob has a decade long experience in the Retail Banking Industry, working with some of the leading banks in India.  She took a sabbatical from work life for fulfilling family responsibilities, little knowing that the sabbatical would actually lead to the opening of new doors in her professional life.  Trying to get back on her feet, she found a new life in Image Management and Soft Skills Training.  It is an amalgamation of learning for herself as well as imparting it to the lives she can touch. She strongly believes that all of us may ...Read More

Lakshmi Venugopal – Chapter Secretary

Lakshmi Venugopal is an executive leader, entrepreneur, and business strategist with ten years of diverse experience across the GCC. She excels in human resources leadership and is known for her ability to lead and motivate high-performing teams. Currently she is working as a Commercial Manager in an infrastructure company based in Dubai. She is the host of the Iceberg Podcast, available on Spotify, a podcast dedicated to fostering women's well-being and nurturing healthier relationships, both with themselves and others, with an emphasis on the significance of mindset. Lakshmi also conduct ...Read More

Lakshmi Sivadas – Chapter Deputy Secretary

Lakshmi Sivadas is a dedicated Corporate Account Manager in Dubai with expertise in sales and marketing. She has a background as a former cabin crew member at Qatar Airways, which has provided her with valuable experience in image and behavior development. Additionally, Lakshmi is a public speaker and trainer, and is currently pursuing her studies in image consultation and soft skills training. Her ultimate goal is to help individuals unlock their full potential.