Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A Starr in Qatar Doha, Qatar welcomes international business coach, Gloria Starr, April 2012
Velosi and Dr. Shaukat Chandna, the Managing Director of the Qatar Center for Career Development invited Gloria Starr to Doha to meet the executives of high profile companies to share her expertise on impression management, etiquette, manners, protocol, communication skills and leadership excellence.
Ms. Gloria Starr was the VIP guest at the launch of the new Versace perfume, Yellow Diamond. She was given a private tour of the Aspire, the Academy for Sports Excellence (Doha is bidding for the 2020 Olympic games) 290 acres, with two hotels and equipment and tracks, pools etc. for every sport.
Ms. Gloria Starr spoke to the top 50 executives at the largest bank in the Middle East, the Bank of Doha and was the guest speaker for the Velosi – Qatar Center for Career Development joint business venture to 250 attendees at the private club, the Diplomatic Club. Ms. Starr stayed at the Souq Waqif, one of six boutique hotels owned by the Emir and did some training programs for their employees. Letter from the Princess:
Dear Gloria Starr, Over the past few years I have read with a profound sense of admiration of your accomplishments in several parts of the world, specifically the Middle Eastern region. Your training sessions and your direct interaction with people crossing all boundaries of class and religion have benefited many and inspired many more. And I am one of them. Today, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you as a Strategic Alliance Partner of Qatar Center for Career Development. I am confident that working together in Qatar and the Arabian Gulf countries, we will add both quality and value to people and corporations in all their good work in Qatar. Additionally, we will foster greater understanding and tolerance between people of different backgrounds through a greater learning and practice of etiquette and protocol in all facets of our life. I have been informed by Dr. Shaukat Chandna, the Managing Director of QCCD, that you have agreed to a proposal to visit Qatar. I am delighted and am looking forward to being one of your students. Thank you, Gloria and welcome to the QCCD family. Her Excellency Maryam Sheikha Bint Khaled Al-Thani