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Education Investment MENA
Conference: 9 - 10 November 2022
DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates

Lama Chivi
CEO Middle East & India at Babilou Family


Lama Chivi is the CEO of Babilou Family in the Middle East and India since 2018 and a founding member of the group in the region since 2014. The Babilou Family is one of the biggest early education networks in the world, owning and operating more than 1,000 nurseries and early education centers across 12 countries.

Lama has been driving the growth of the group in the region and ensuring the delivery of an educational offering that is the best early years’ segment can offer. Under her leadership, the group grew organically and through multiple acquisitions. Today it owns and operates 23 nurseries with the capacity of welcoming 2,850 children on a daily basis. Babilou nurseries in the UAE are known as the Blossom Nursery and Bright Kids Nursery.

Lama’s past experience includes multiple Brand Management roles in L’Oréal and YSL Beaute since 2001. She holds an MBA from the University of Wollongong and is an active member since 2019 in APM, a global organization dedicated to the development of the company through the progress of its leader.

Agenda Sessions

  • Education Investment Exclusive! Movers and Shakers of 2020/2021