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Become a Freelancer & Increase your Income
With Loulou El-Khazen
Free Online Session organized by I Have Learned Academy
Part of the Free Online Series Program: "Toolkit for Life in crisis times & after Covid-19"
Can you make a serious income from freelancing? Yes you can! There is no doubt that freelancing has been gaining a lot of traction in the recent years and companies are in a constant race to become lean in order to be able to grow in sustainable ways. And as our economy goes through different cycles, people are finding it harder to find job openings and it’s becoming extremely competitive and difficult to get noticed. So may people are opting for freelancing as a means to work on projects they like, make an income and maintain a relative balance in their lives. In this session Loulou Khazen (the Founder and former CEO of Nabbesh.com) will help you understand freelancing and how to navigate the challenges and get noticed. Some of the topic that will be covered:
- Why do we freelance
- How do you get started
- Sales channels
- Positioning yourself
- Managing clients
- Pricing tips
- Tools for success
Trainer Bio:
Loulou Khazen Baz is a Lebanese entrepreneur living in Dubai, an investor, a podcast producer and
host. After a decade of working in the corporate world, Loulou founded Nabbesh.com, the MENA
region’s first and largest online freelance marketplace connecting businesses with over 100 thousand
freelancers in 2012. In 2020 Nabbesh was acquired by Ureed.com. In 2018 Baz founded Kickstart
Ventures, a network of angel investors looking to invest in global early stage startups. In 2020 Baz
launched Conversations with Loulou, a series of candid chats with entrepreneurs and business
leaders which became the #1 podcast in the business and management categories in key MENA
markets. Baz is also a mentor with regional startup accelerators and universities, a speaker on
freelance and employment trends at local and reginal conferences. Loulou is Lebanese, holds a BA
from Bournemouth University, is a CFA Level 2 candidate and has completed an Entrepreneurship
program at The Harvard Kennedy School.
To listen to her podcast you can visit: www.conversationswithloulou.com

Booking info
This session is online and Free of Charge!
Booking is a must on the below link:
https://ihjoz.com/events/5787#checkout
Donations are optional and encouraged, distributed to families in need.
Booking ahead is a must, places are limited.
This session is organized by I Have Learned Academy, part of a program named: Toolkit for life in crisis times & after COVID-19.
This program is done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with the US Embassy in Beirut.
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