The Ambition Theory Podcast
5. How to build something bigger than yourself with Faten Alshazly, Chief Creative Officer of WeUsThem
Aug 12, 2020 · 47 min
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Have you ever heard the saying, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with”? About a year and a half ago I was looking around, and to be honest, I felt like I didn’t have enough female role models in the business world that were entrepreneurs building something bigger than themselves. Then I met Faten Alshazly, who is the Chief Creative Officer and Co-founder of WeUsThem, a global advertising agency who happens to be based in Halifax. Every time I saw her, I learned something new. She challenged me, she gave me a new idea, and she was so honest and vulnerable about what it really takes to start a business. In this episode we talked about diversity, and how WeUsThem is able to enter new markets and win business against very large advertising agencies from the traditional creative hubs like New York and London.

She is the winner of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada Award, the Women of Influence Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and also the winner of many creative awards.

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