sucessful graduates
If you are thinking about working in retail, but don’t have the skills required, then the Alshaya Retail Academy is ready to help. Since we opened in 2012, we have helped over 400 people graduate from the Academy. Through their dedication and hard work, they have set out on successful careers that have changed their lives. But don’t just take our word for it – discover the journey of some of our successful graduates.
Anwaar Essa Khormi
  • She started her journey with Alshaya as sales associate trainee in the academy on 16th February 2013
  • Joined Dorothy Perkins as Sale associate on 18th May 2013.
  • Her competitive personality and confidence helped her to succeed.
  • Working currently as a Store Manager and dream to reach higher positions.
  • Anwar’s advice to new joiners is to take responsibility, always think of success and never let failure an obstacle.
Salha Jafar AlQahtani
  • Joined Alshaya as sales associate trainee in the academy 6th February 2013 then became a Sales Associate for Dorothy Perkins.
  • Her strong will and desire to learn is one of the reasons she succeeded.
  • Currently she is a Store Manager dreaming to reach higher places.
  • Salha believes that no obstacles can hold women back, not family nor study, if they focus on success.
Najwa Majed AlKhaibary
  • She started her career with Alshaya as sales associate trainee in the academy 1st June 2013.
  • Joined M.A.C as a Makeup Artist.
  • She currently works as a Store Manager.
  • Her diligence and passion for work helped her achieve her goals and be successful.
  • Najwa gives the credit for her success to the Academy, where she learnt to believe in herself.
Aysha Ibrahem Al Ibrahem
  • She started her career with Alshaya as sales associate trainee in the academy on 16th February 2013.
  • Joined Debenhams as Visual Merchandiser on 18th May 2013.
  • Aysha is an example of an enthusiastic woman who never gives up.
  • She was promoted to Assistant Sales manager.
  • Working currently ASM in Debenhams Kingdom.
Hanadi Mohammed AlQhatani
  • She started her career with Alshaya as sales associate trainee in the academy on 2nd February 2013.
  • Joined Claire’s as a Sales Associate.
  • She currently works as a Store Manager.
  • She attributes her success to her manager who helped her achieve her goals.
Hajir Al Shewaiman
  • She started her career with Alshaya as sales associate trainee in the academy on 24th Novmber2013.
  • Joined MAC as Make-up Artist.
  • Received her promotion to Assistant Store Manager after three months from joining the store.
  • Currently working as Assistant Store Manager at M.A.C Kingdom Centre.