At the heart of Nabta is a brilliant team who share a compulsion to solve problems, a passion for women's health, and a burning desire to have a positive impact on the world.

Our team is supported by an all-star cast of strategic advisors, technologists, clinicians and scientists.


Sophie Smith

Founder and CEO

Dr. Raza Ali


Dr. Fadi Mirza

Chief Medical Officer

Mayasa AlKhateeb

Head of Community

Charlotte Pedersen

Head of Strategic Relations

Abdul Kader

Creative Director

Yasmin AbuAyed

Head of Maternal Care

Madiha Hussain

Technical Project Manager

Ahmed Ezzat

Squad Lead

Dima Al-Midani

Clinical Community Engagement Executive

Amal Akoury


Engy Samy

Software Engineer

Jinky Daguro Miguel

Executive Assistant

Monicah Kimani

Junior Content Writer

Winnie Mwangi

Junior Content Writer

Dr. Mussaad Al-Razouki

Acting Chair

intern hall of fame

Ali Abo-Jadya

Marketing Intern

Bayan Killawe

SEO Intern

Our Advisors

H.E. Hussain Al Mahmoudi

Strategic Advisor

Building the Middle East Innovation and Technology Ecosystem for sustainable businesses.

Dr. Basma S. AlBuhairan

Scientific Advisor

An Eisenhower Fellow and Managing Director of Healthcare and Life Sciences for SAGIA.

Jade Mamarbachi

Strategic Advisor

Partner at an international communication consultancy firm. Storyteller, advisor to executives, and mentor to startups.

Robert Milnes

Scientific Advisor

CEO of Fertility Focus Ltd and an expert in all things infertility. Previously worked for Roche.

Samir Hawa

Technical Advisor

Results driven leader with experience in commercial sales, operations, and finance across multiple industries in the US and EMEA.

Dr. Hoda A. Alkhzaimi

Technical Advisor

Leading R&D activities in Cyber Security and Cryptology in the UAE. President of Emirates Digital Association for Women.

Philip Pasler

Strategic Advisor

Member of the Board and Director of Business Development at KCM clinic -

Marcus Booth

Legal Advisor

A Partner in White & Case LLP's Dubai private equity group, advising corporate clients on all forms of M&A.

Dr. Paul Critchley

Strategic Advisor

Chartered Patent Attorney. Patent and Design Counsel at Vodafone Group Global. Lead mentor at F-LANE Accelerator.


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