Dr. Lara Macaron Sabbouri is the founder of “Visions” for business development and professional training. She is currently a business consultant and an associate professor of finance at several universities in Lebanon. Her experience includes working at top-notch Lebanese banks for 15 years.
She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Lebanese University and a Master’s degree in Finance from ESA Business School (Lebanon) and ESCP Europe (France). Her teaching revolves around Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Market, and Knowledge Economy. Her research focuses on Knowledge Economy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). She is the author of the book “CSR in Lebanese Commercial Banks”, and several publications in international journals and local newspapers. Her business consultancy mainly revolves around business development, monitoring & evaluation, entrepreneurship & coaching, financial literacy, and social responsibility.
A good communicator and event speaker, she has successfully participated in international conferences and numerous workshops, TV and radio interviews. Receiving a certificate in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship from Ball State University – USA, and many other certificates in Banking Regulations and Anti-Money Laundering (CAMS), Sustainable Development, Strategy and Leadership, Women Empowerment, Life Skills, and Public Speaking.
Lara’s passion and purpose revolve around helping people to create a positive impact in the greater world. Nothing makes her happier than watching honest, dedicated individuals achieving their dreams.