Rowad magazine is an entrepreneur journal for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs.

The magazine is designed to provide its readers an overview of entrepreneur related articles, events, and highlights various entrepreneurs through special cover stories and interviews.

The magazine began in 2013 by a team within Bahrain Development Bank in an effort to provide entrepreneurs with a tool to further support their development and growth through a publication that provides them the information they require and would like to read.

Rowad magazine aims at being not only a magazine, but a reference tool for entrepreneurs locally and regionally with a vision to reach international platforms. The magazine offers insight on entrepreneurship across all industries which include ; ICT, Arts, Health & Fitness, Film Industry just to name a few.

Rowad magazine is a licensed publication registered in Bahrain for distribution locally and internationally. The magazine is available in both print and online versions

Become a contributor to Rowad

Rowad Magazine is a great avenue for people to contribute to the entrepreneurial community by providing readers with useful information, advice, share stories of success, and even just to share news.

  • Share your news and information to entrepreneurs, supporting organizations, and general readers
  • Offer advice and guidance to entrepreneurs
  • Share success stories and even challenges within the entrepreneur realm
  • Build your network and become recognized as a specialist or mentor in your field through your published content
  • Because you like to write and you love entrepreneurship!

Rowad Contributors

Rowad Magazine provides you with various ways to contribute to the magazine. Each one of our contributors chooses the category that suits them best

  • Quarterly contribution
  • Provide advice & guidance
  • Share stories & experiences
  • Dedicated branded column in the name of individual or upon their requirement
  • Variable contribution (quarterly commitment not required)
  • Printed name of individual /organization alongside story
  • Any story relevant to entrepreneurship
  • Contribution can range from interviews, success stories, research, informative articles, etc.
  • Variable contribution (quarterly commitment not required)
  • Printed name of individual /organization alongside story
  • News related to entrepreneurship
  • Contribution can include news topics and announcements in the entrepreneurship field

How to become a Contributor?

Once you have decided to join the Rowad Magazine community, we will require you to send across the following information

  • Identify the type of contributor that best suits your profile
  • Choose the frequency of which you would like to contribute
  • Let us know what type of industry is your specialty; i.e. Overall Entrepreneurship, ICT, Health & Fitness, Art etc.
  • Provide us with a profile of yourself/organization

Why become a Contributor?

  • Discounted advertisement packages
  • Exposure of personal or organization profiles & social media contacts
  • Opportunity to provide announcement or press release on personal and/or organizational achievements once a year
  • Access and invitations to all Rowad events
The Rowad Contributors

Meet them

Haamed Fakhro

Haamed Fakhro

Rowad Columnist

Haamed is an entrepreneur, mentor, venture capitalist and member of the SME’s committee at BCCI. He is a quarterly columnist providing insight on entrepreneurship and offering advice to readers.

Wafa Obaidat

Wafa Obaidat

Rowad Columnist

Wafa is an entrepreneur and founder of Obai & Hill. She is a quarterly columnist providing news and advice on entrepreneurship.

Khalid AlQoud

Khalid AlQoud

Rowad Columnist

Khalid is an international speaker, entrepreneur, a leadership expert and business consultant. His expertise was not left unnoticed, and for over 20 years has been invited on several occasions to manage both private and government-supported events, as well as to speak in a public platform.

Cameron Mirza

Cameron Mirza

Rowad Columnist

Cameron Mirza is a highly skilled leader of change with vast international experience of leading public sector reform within the UK and Middle East including working within two UK prime ministers’ delivery teams. He has 15 years’ international reform experience across the public and private sector specializing in education and social impact reform at the highest level. Cameron was director for projects and strategy for the kingdom of Bahrain from December 2011 to June 2016 where he has co-authored a national higher education strategy and the nation’s first industry-led graduate skills guide. He was responsible for leading Bahrain’s improvement in seven out of eight indicators in one year for the innovation ranking in the global competitiveness report produced by the World Economic Forum in 2015. Since June 2016, Cameron has taken up a post in the office of the President at the University of Bahrain where he has authored the transformation plan of the national university.

Roberta Trzebinski

Roberta Trzebinski

Rowad Columnist

Roberta is the founder of Studio RCT (Rehabilitation, Contrology, Therapies), a functional movement studio in the heart of Bahrain. She has always been interested in the biomechanics of the body and has studied and practiced yoga since her teens.

AbdulRahman AlAwadhi

AbdulRahman AlAwadhi

Rowad Storywriter

A passionate advocate of entrepreneurship and MSMEs, with aims of parting positive influence towards the society. With over 12 years of experience in the field, he currently counsels entrepreneurs through the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), ITPO office in Bahrain, delivered through the AICEI.

Email: akawadhi@gmail.com

Linkedin: https://bh.linkedin.com/in/abdulrahmanalawadhi

Helen Al Uzaizi

Helen Al Uzaizi

Rowad Columnist

Helen Al Uzaizi is the CEO of BizWorld UAE and founder of the entrepreneurship education platform for the MENA region, Future Entrepreneurs. With a 15+ year career in the corporate and start-up worlds, Helen directed her passion to the entrepreneurship education field, working to instill the entrepreneurial mindset in the next generation of leaders.