Assia Riccio is the Founder of Evolvin’ Women, a social enterprise that helps organisations achieve a greater level of diversity and inclusion through socially responsible initiatives.

Assia is a hospitality professional that brings over 10 years of experience working within top hotel groups developing talent sourcing and management models.

She is member of the UAE steering committee for the 7 UN WEPs and Evolvin’ Women became one of the first microenterprises to join the United Nation Global Compact. Assia is a regular speaker at international conferences including the HR Capital Forum Middle East, TEDx and the Investing in The Future, Middle East & North Africa Conference held in partnership with UNHCR, UNICEF, UNDP, and The League of Arab States.

Assia has been recognized as one of the GCC's Women Leaders of 2017 and received the Women in Leadership Award by CMO ASIA and the Women Super Achiever Awards at the World HRD Congress 2018