Women Empowerment and Students’ Reinforcement Gala Dinner - July 14, 2023
The head of the Syndicate of Workers in Audiovisual Media, Rindala Jabbour, opened the ceremony with a distinguished speech. Then the founder and president of the VVIP Women In Power Association, Mrs. Carole Hobeika, followed up with a presentation on the basic values of the association, its mission, activities, projects and initiatives. She also talked about her cooperation with an educational center “Bilma.K Learning Center” distinguished by its success in reinforcing school students, and a report https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lCk0X6FqM0 was presented where this center was a beacon of hope for countless students who failed, and were weak in all subjects, as it provided academic assistance from the first grade until the baccalaureate class, which ensured that students obtain the necessary resources and guidance to excel in their studies and successfully complete their educational agendas and prepare themselves for exams.
The ceremony was not only an opportunity to showcase the achievements of the association, but also a testament to the power of teamwork.
The international consultant and trainer in the development and improvement of human and institutional capabilities from the SMART Center, Mrs. Randa Yassir, who provided an overview of her projects and her mission at the center, also introduced us to her work team and indicated her cooperation with VVIP Women In Power with the initiative to empower women to develop their capabilities and build confidence and show the importance of women physical and spiritual health.
In conclusion, Mrs. Hobeika wanted to combine her love for music and her hobby for singing, to serve the community and support her program, so she sang several songs for the cause, including her songs ‘Ya Hal Rih’ https://youtu.be/HtERRm6VOn4?feature=shared – ‘Mesh Sodfi’https://youtu.be/HtERRm6VOn4?feature=shared and her new Dalida Medley. Then after, the artist singer Wissam El Hajj and his band revived the night with his distinctive voice and songs.
Finally, Mrs. Hobeika presented numerous and valuable prizes by the donors through drawing lots, and thanked everyone who contributed to the success of this ceremony, which was a true testament to the positive change that can be achieved when individuals and companies come together with a common vision and passion to make a difference in creating better societies and a prosperous future.
Gifts offered by: Before & After, Eagle Nest, Femme Distinguee, Thai Island, EMS Revolution, Aphrodiet by Maryline Aoun, Beit Mrad, Tazkara Travel Agency, Estelle Filfil Azoury dietician
Zawaya Media press release: https://zawayamedia.com/single/24270/
Women achievement in Health, Technology, and Development – Lunch gathering, on March 26, 2022
The event started on the Lebanese Women Anthem written by Carmen Zogheib, President of BPW, and recorded by the voice of Claudia.
All enjoyed the gathering, lunch, topics, music 3oud entertainments by Wissam El Hajj. The President, Carole Hobeika performed and sang Arabic oldies songs in addition to her song “Ya Hal Rih”https://youtu.be/1XKmAOdAzt8?feature=shared She sings for a cause to fundraise VVIP Women In Power Education Project.
A raffle was held at the end, VVIP Women In Power thank all the people who offered the women precious gifts: Dr. Antoine Jacklis, Ikram Al Fares, Walima Restaurant, Boutique Lady Joya by Rita Baradhi , EYE.C by Claire Saad, Institut Maria by Darine Maalouf Chawa, Decathlon Club by Nina Sfeir, Orchid Spa by Carla Saliba, and Guide Mireille Tebchrani.
Thanking every person who participated in the success of the Event, not to forget Mrs. Suzane Abou Said from Jinha Agency who reported the event and post it.
Women International Week - March 3, 2018
1. Overview of VVIP Women In Power’s subject, mission, and commitment.
2. Women decision-making around the world, success of professional women in Lebanon with 3 success stories.
* Judge Jocelyne Matta
* Pilot Captain Rola Hoteit
* Professor Marlene Gedeon
3. Women interaction with politics in Lebanon.
4. Info on the new law & Women quotas
Visit Radar Scoop Facebook page and check the live recorded conference.
Women International Day “Women at the Forefront” - March 9, 2019
– Captain Minerva Haddad, Pilot and member of Aeroclub of Lebanon
– Ghada Eid, Media and TV presenter
– Salma Minaise Raffoul, Poet with special needs
– Jebran Farah, President of Abnaa El Nour Center
– Dalia Freifer, Media with special needs, Ambassador of Hope
MEN and WOMEN must have the same opportunity in life. Think equal, build smart, and balance for better world.
Other subjects were raised such as the Equal Pay project, and women in the Lebanese Economic.
A special thanks to the artist singer and music producer Wissam ElHajj who played live music while Dalia Freifer sang with her nice voice.
Thank you BBAC for sponsoring the event.
VVIP Seminar – “Happiness towards Success”– March 5, 2016 / Women International Day
All attendees were very active during the Seminar, and liked the Great Topic “Happiness towards Success” (source of happiness/meet your happiness chemicals/transforming habits) prepared by Marcel Borgi, a Certified Life Coach, the author of the book “The Power of the Unseen”. At the end, “Certificates of Participation” and “The Power of the Unseen” book were handed to all participants.
“Your ability to connect with others and manage the emotions of yourself & others, will determine how successful you are in life.”
Christmas Children Animation for St. Charles school – December 16, 2015
In the collaboration of Lebanese Food Bank, Radisson Blu Hotel has offered Christmas Lunch for the children of St.Charles School, and Carole Hobeika, the President of Women In Power, animated the children party on December 16, 2015 in the school in Achrafieh. More than 90 children enjoyed singing Christmas Carols, playing competitive games, and dancing in the presence of Radisson Blu General Manager Mr. Costa Kourotsidis and management’s staff, Lebanese Food Bank Staff and both sisters Josephine Haddad and Rita El Khoury of St. Charles School.
Elderly Visit – November 14, 2015
Carole Hobeika highlighted the benefits of singing, and dancing activities, and animated the event. All the Elderly people have participated, and lots have exceled in singing, others in dancing and playing musical drum. Cookies and juice were offered to all presents. It was so touching and we all spent unforgettable valuable moments.
Donate Hair to Change Lives – September 18, 2015
https://cccl.org.lb/News-Events/24/Year/2015/Screen/1 on September 23, 2015 in Hamra by Carole Hobeika, Patricia Noujaim, and Vera Karam, who did a wonderful animation for children with Cancer.
VVIP Women In Power thank CCCL for offering the chance to help them in trying to return a sense of self confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss.
VVIP Women In Power thank all the persons who donated their hair: Nour Ramadan, Roula Ramadan, Marona Nammour, Stephanie Choucair, Maya Kibrit, Rachelle Fahed, Chamoun Ibrahim (Man), Hala Chadad, Tassenem Moatassim, Nahida Darghouth, Tania Kattar, Susan Azar, Karen Azar, Cynthia Fahed, Joya Fahed, Eleya Youssef, Rita Azar, Rita Abou Rjeily, Marilou Abi Assal.
Zumba Gathering – September 12, 2015
VVIP Presentation – May 30, 2015
All the participants, from private sectors, ministry of finance, legal advisors, Entrepreneurs, and Financial Institutions enjoyed the presentation, the Symposium lounge, and the connection. At the end there was a raffle of business cards, and 19 women got prizes.
Women In Power thank all the sponsors offering the gifts:
Carera Wedding for a “Limousine by night”/Optikos for a “Guess Sun Glasses” and 16 coupons of 50%/GoodLife Fitness for “8 free monthly membership”/Damour Country Club for a “couple access & open barbecue lunch”/El Ranchovoucher/Gipsy Music Instruments for 3 months Guitar free lessons/So7i wsari3 for “2 free fat tests and 1 cooking book”/Bronze Chocolat Verdun for a “delicious chocolate box”
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