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Sun, 21 Nov


Intersect By Lexus - Dubai

Lessons Learnt as a Corporate and Startup Mom with Sarah Bacon, Senior Director at AstroLabs

As a woman who genuinely cares about the growth of women in leadership, Sarah Bacon shares the ups and downs of building her own startup, working for corporates, and rejoining another growth-stage startup.

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Lessons Learnt as a Corporate and Startup Mom with Sarah Bacon, Senior Director at AstroLabs
Lessons Learnt as a Corporate and Startup Mom with Sarah Bacon, Senior Director at AstroLabs

Time & Location

21 Nov 2021, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM GST

Intersect By Lexus - Dubai, Gate Village No. 7 - المركز التجاري - DIFC - دبي - United Arab Emirates

About the Event

About Sarah Bacon, Senior Director at AstroLabs

Sarah Bacon is a Senior Director at AstoLabs. Grown and scaled tech-enabled startups from ideation to scale across multiple markets. Got hands dirty across most verticals - discovery, sales, marketing, ops, 'pivoting while delivering', building scale (OKRs, metrics that matter, figuring out product-market-fit), building teams (obsessing's over culture fit, building capabilities from the ground up). Prior to startup life worked at a Fortune 500 oil & gas company in billion-dollar projects in frontier, challenging markets (including Iraq, Brunei, Malaysia). Developed and executed strategies in commercial, supply chain, consulting and organisational scale-up and ramp-down in a major market. Constantly trying to learn to be better tomorrow than I am today. Most of my career has been in navigating and delivering in areas of high uncertainty and high-pressure and that seems to be where I get my kicks. Growth of women in leadership is a big thing I care about and try to actively help. Love helping people grow professionally in capabilities and confidence.

About our Connect with Crunchmoms events

We have a new location for our weekly Connect with Crunchmoms' sessions on Sunday at 9 AM at Intersect by Lexus at Gate Village 7 in the DIFC until the end of 2021! 

Come join us in person at Intersect by Lexus located in DIFC every Sunday this November to learn, connect, and grow from these inspiring talks by inspiring women. We charge 65 AED for general registration per event or we welcome the community to join the membership, which gets you unlimited access to events, coaching, consultation, access to members network, and more for 300 AED a month on auto-renewal each month. 

This ticket reserves your spot at the talk and includes complimentary water and 20% off your entire bill. 

Make time to invest in yourself because this is your hour. We will be available every Sunday and use the time to work, meet up with moms, get inspired by talks, and more.

About Crunchmoms

We are a growing community for bold women with ambition in the MENA region and define a crunchmom as a woman driven by success in all its forms, understanding that it's about balance and boundaries. Connect with inspiring women who lift you up! If you’re seriously considering a new job, we’ll invite you to exclusive talks for career-enhancing tips and tricks and introduce you to other moms who can help provide the boost you need. If you want to open your own business and be your own boss, we’ll connect you with our star startup moms. If you’re working in the office while juggling your family around the clock, we’ll provide tips and tricks to help you stay focused.

The full November events lineup is available here.

Driving? There are a few recommendations for parking at DIFC. 

Gate Avenue Self-Parking: it is free for the first three hours and 10 AED per hour after the three hours. It's a 10-minute walk to Intersect by Lexus. If you go into DIFC towards the car park at Gate Avenue, turn right into it but once inside, go left and park up that end. Go towards the furthest door, that's the closes to Gate Village. There you will also find the validation ticket desk where you will need to validate your ticket before you leave.

DIFC Self-Parking: There is paid parking at DIFC which is free the first hour and 20 AED for the second hour.

Valet Parking: You can valet park and get it validated with a minimum spend by the restaurant of 65 AED for the first three hours. 

RTA Parking: There is also RTA parking on the streets around DIFC if you're lucky to find a spot. 

The convenient entrance is in front of Building 10 or 8. If you park at Building 5, take a left when you exit building 5 and when you see Boca on your left, turn right in a small alleyway into a small court-yard type area. If you park at Gate Avenue, it is a 10-minute walk.


  • General ticket

    This ticket includes the talk, complimentary still or sparkling water, and 20% off your entire bill.

    +$0.48 service fee
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