I attended Zainub’s authenticity circle. She is a great facilitator. She creates a warm space for people to open up comfortably and express themselves. My favourite session was the one where we had an illustrator come in and draw our superhero, which we had the chance to create based on our strengths and future goals. The exercise was very empowering and gave me a chance to face my fears strongly. Thank you Jenna! Keep doing what you are doing!
Shireen Khimani – Child, Youth and Family Worker
Zainub Jenna was a inclusive and confident facilitator in theSuperheroes workshop. She navigated conversations with different contributors with ease and brought out our authentic desires with her playfulness and attentive listening. Loved her workshop!
Jennifer Li – Artist & Community Organiser
Zainub Jenna is a skilled facilitator who is apt in her questioning and probing abilities, as evidenced in her work on the Authenticity Circle for which I was a participant. Jenna brought in competent speakers and also leveraged her own insight, knowledge and ability as she led this group to help us uncover our ‘truest’ and ‘most authentic’ selves. She is an empathic listener and confident speaker whose goal is ultimately to help us all become better at what we do. In her work, she has been an avid supporter of the underdog and helped to empower so many women around the world. It has been a pleasure getting to know such a positive and empowering personality! Thanks Jenna!
Safina Hirji – Founder of Stillness Hub
Zainub “Jenna” Bata is a highly qualified global mediator, who has worked professionally across North America, Asia and Europe. Jenna and I worked together at an NGO that mentored, trained and fostered entrepreneurship in youth in the UAE. As a successful entrepreneur herself, she is able to relate to young people and seasoned professionals as a motivational speaker and emcee. Jenna is a millennial role model, who is poised for great success in the future. I definitely recommend her and look forward to working with her again in the future!
Karen Renae Owens – Chief Executive Officer – Executive Leadership, Project Management & Institutional Capacity Building Expert
Jenna is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker and her coaching skills are exemplary. She has a lot of passion and knowledge about negotiation and mediation and it is always a pleasure to work with Jenna.
Stefanie Szabo – Group Legal Counsel, Middle East & APAC at DNV GL
I had the pleasure of meeting Zainub at the Next-generation Women forum, Dubai where she was the chairperson of the event. There’s just one word for her- Charismatic. She oozed confidence and handled the stage with panché. Her public speaking skill is par excellence and she successfully engaged the audience with her intellect and wit. Last but not least, nothing can beat her contagious smile!
Syeda kanizul Fatma – Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) at Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA)
I enjoyed workshop, it was very interactive and motivating. The content was great and very relevant to my profession. All of the interactive exercises were on a scale of good to excellent.
I found the two hour session to be a useful, thought-provoking, and relevant session, related to everyday interactions at work and personal life.
Zainub Jenna is a brilliant speaker and facilitator. Completely professional, knows exactly how to motivate the crowd and gives tangible tips and takeaways. High impact, relevant content. Thank you! I look forward to working together in the future
Hannah Dennehy, Norton Rose Fulbright (Middle East) LLP
Today, your daughter Jenna made us very proud. Farida, your charming and pretty daughter spoke with so much confidence and the information and knowledge she imparted are invaluable to us. She spoke in English and answered several questions too. She had prepared slides which were very useful. I must say, I enjoyed the afternoon with Jena and she is ever so friendly and mixed with everyone and also gave one to one advise to every one. It is extremely nice to have youngsters come in and guide us.
Senior member of community
”Public speaking tips – I learned a lot today, to stand on both feet, the tips of making myself feel big were really powerful, the mistakes we have “just to be aware” I’ll remember that. Best workshop of the season!!!! Once again thank you for your presentation – I didn’t attend it all but eveytime I walked in women were really engaged, which is always a sign the presentation is going well.
St Stephens Community House
Jenna is a fantastic and inspiration guide to lead these conversations.
Thank you for the session on Conflict Resolution, delivered by St. Stephen’s Community House. You were one of three facilitators/trainers. I appreciated your clear and accessible presentation style and your use of role-playing. Your lively and compelling performance in the role-playing scenarios demonstrated the teaching principles in a very memorable way. You also guided our small group in a discussion of how to negotiate sometimes complex disputes, and were effective in using your own experiences to help parse out interests and approaches. Thank you for your engaging instruction and useful insights!- Katryn
Katryn Pereira, Director / Lawyer, Clinic Resource Office, Legal Aid Ontario
Thank you so much for yesterday Jenna!! It was inspiring, moving and all around a great time. I can’t wait for the next time. Good on you for doing this! !
Shazia Ramji – Authenticity Circle Member
I was part of the 2010 Sirat camp in which Jenna was one of the councillors there. I was facing few problems that were going on even before the camp. When I first spoke to Jenna and discussed with her the issues I was facing. She first heard everything and then asked questions like why do you think you are facing the problem. That got me thinking as to why these issues were arising. She then gave me the most positive easiest solution any one has ever given me. I felt like she guided me on the right track to get rid of those issues. She is my guidance counsellor who has not only taught me how to stay motivated and positive but how to stay happy in life. She is one of the most amazing person I have ever met.
Daniyal Karamly – Youth Camp Participant
I participated with INJAZ UAE – Innovation camp day and it was beneficial and unique day. It was full of competitions and activates. Our supervisor was Ms.Zainab and I am so thankful to her since she supported us very well and she taught us new things that we did not know about business and start-up. Thanks to God then thanks to her, I and my team won the first place. I was the one who did the presentation for two minutes and Zainab advise me to do it very well and what should I say and what to not. The thing that I really like is that she let us to think, talk and share our ideas even if she knows more than us but she gave us the chance to talk then after that she helped us to improve our ideas and she guided us to the right path of thinking. Other thing that I like is that she focused on setting smart goals which I will never forget. Alhamdulillah, Thank you INJAZ UAE thank you Zainab for such a great opportunity.
Asyya mohammed al shhehi, 18 years