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Mahdis Gharaei

co-founder & head of partnerships


Mahdis is a passionate diversity advocate, business woman and opportunity maker by heart with a particular focus on creating cross-border relationships thanks to her Persian roots. 

Before starting the female factor she served as one of the youngest and only female general managers of an international airline in Austria for over 7 years with work engagements in the Middle East, Europe and the US. 

She co-founded her first business at age 23 and also served in leadership roles at non-profit organisations such as the World Affairs Council, AustrianStartups and Female Founders.

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