The Middle East’s Power Businesswomen 2021
Rank: #45

Leila Hoteit

Title: BCG’s Lead for Global Education, Employment and Welfare
Nationality: Lebanese
Company: Boston Consulting Group
Sector: Investments

Hoteit leads BCG’s Global Education, Employment and Welfare sector. In 2020, the sector grew over 50% compared to 2019. Hoteit was also selected to be on the leadership team of BCG’s social impact practice, which grew over 60% in 2020. As the leader for U.A.E. government work within BCG, she partnered with the U.A.E. federal and local governments in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to mitigate the impact of the pandemic in the economic, healthcare and welfare aspects. In 2020, BCG worked on over 900 social impact projects across the world, with over 30% of the group’s managing directors and partners involved in the work. Over 300 of these projects were directed to COVID-19 support efforts over more than 40 countries.