U.S. Embassy Manama invited Ms. Lili Gil Valletta to be a keynote speaker at the 4th Annual Manama Entrepreneurship Week on October 21. The opening night featured a number of panel discussions covering new global business trends, culture, entrepreneurship, and financial resources for start-ups. Lili presented a keynote presentation on “Cultural Intelligence” and how to integrate the concept in entrepreneurial endeavors and business in general. She also participated in the International Youth Festival and Conference that focused on the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals, organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. She presented a keynote about the position of women in the business world, youth, and gender equity. The three days she spent in Bahrain were filled with youth interaction, professional panel discussions on entrepreneurship and business, developing cultural intelligence, and meetings with government officials.