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36. Crafting Success: Heritage & Giving
31st August 2023 • Women On The Rise with Jen Blandos - Powered By Female Fusion • Jen Blandos
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Discover the heartfelt story behind Maknoon's luxury brand that celebrates heritage and culture while giving back to communities in Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. Hanan shares her journey of connecting with her roots, the challenges of building a unique business, and the power of patience and networking. Get ready to be inspired by Hanan's entrepreneurial journey and the meaningful impact she's making through Maknoon.

Key Takeaways:

  • Preserving Heritage through Luxury: Hanan's journey started with a deep love for her homeland and a desire to connect the diaspora with their cultural heritage. She launched Maknoon as a luxury brand that not only showcases exceptional olive oil but also tells the stories of small farmers in Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria.
  • Lifting with Purpose: Maknoon stands out by infusing the art of gifting with a touch of luxury and a strong sense of giving back. The brand's products serve as ambassadors of tradition and culture, allowing people around the world to share the pride of their heritage.
  • Lessons in Persistence and Patience: Hanan's experience emphasizes the importance of persistence and patience in the entrepreneurial journey. She shares how she navigated challenges, connected with her network, and found success through embracing rejection and consistently putting her brand out there.

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