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UAE Tops Forbes’ Middle East List, This Time With Most Powerful Arab Women

It is becoming more of a tradition for the United Arab Emirates to make the news all over for its thriving economy, successful strategies, crazy real estate projects, powerful businessmen and tallest buildings amongst others. But the UAE story you…

Mr Right: 10 Signs He Has Long Term Potential

Well, it’s official. Half of all American adults are now single. Some, I’m sure, by choice. But it is safe to admit that many are frustrated or losing hope. In my experience with the discussions I have had, my guess would…

Elizabeth Holmes: The Self-Made Billionaire You Had No Idea Existed

We constantly hear about a new tech billionaire thats made it big or a new multimillion-dollar app thats taking the world by storm. But amid all this hype and we don’t really get to hear anything about the amazing people…

#IfIWereABoy: Here’s What 12 Women Would Do Differently If They Were Treated As Men

It’s really amazing how things steadily shift and change as time passes by, reminiscing on how things were back when you could imagine yourself to be anything, to do anything. Back in the days, we were told that we all had…

The Woman Revolutionizing Social Networking: Behind The Scenes With Wonderloop Founder, Hanna Aase

In times where talk in this region about the tech world being so hostile to female entrepreneurs, a rising star is proving everyone wrong and showing that it doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman, because at the…

Happily Ever After: Your Happiest Hello And Hardest Goodbye

We’ve all fallen in love, all felt that little tinder inside our bodies that made us so comfortably nervous, so unusually happy. It’s the most excruciating, addictive and most affectionate feeling in the human freaking nervous system that just can’t…

The Tech Revolution: Female Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment

After a discussion with Christopher M. Schroeder, it was clear that female entrepreneurship is thriving across the Middle East and North Africa, particularly in the technology sector. In his new book, Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East, Schroeder reports that…

Elie Saab: When Beauty And Power Unites As One

Let’s face it; there aren’t that many global Middle Eastern fashion brands that have taken the world with a storm, attracting royalties from all corners of the globe, making red-carpet celebrities dying to wear your creations. There just isn’t the…

#YesAllWomen

Hashtags have developed into an integral part of modern social life, with hashtags ranging from #weloveonedirection to #bringbackourgirls. Though a month ago a new hashtag rose up the ranks to claim the attention of the [social media] world. #YesAllWomen  And…

Jean Drummond: The Ultimate Strategist

If inspiration is to be found anywhere, it sure rests in the story of Jean Crowder Drummond, an African American woman whose path to success is nothing short of a motivational account for all of us who aspire to make…

Christine Souffrant: A Female Entrepreneur Getting Rid of Middlemen

Christine Souffrant is a Dubai-based businesswoman with a degree from an Ivy League University. But her Haitian mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are among the 2.5 billion people around the world who eke out a living from selling goods on the…

Selfies: My Guilty Pleasure

Everyone has a guilty pleasure that no one knows about. Mine is watching reality TV shows, the most annoying and snobby ones (and of course this isn’t real since a guilty pleasure by default isn’t meant to be shared, but…

Surprising Her? How To Nail It To Perfection

A timeless tale, an endless lie, a test that has been carried out across men all over the world! “I hate surprises!” she says, and of course, as a man, you believe her. Now… listen to these words very carefully……

Top Female Entrepreneurs: 5 Kickass Women To Look Up To

As we browse through mainstream media, liking the latest updates, snapchating our fanciest meals and tweeting the latest score, we seem to always stumble upon the same “typical” entrepreneurial characters that flood our newsfeed; Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Richard Branson,…

Harvard Woman Might Have Revolutionized The Make-Up Industry – Mink

I know it sounds crazy, it’s not like I believed it when I first read it – but it’s real! Imagine having the capability of creating your own personal, perfect and high-quality make-up inside your living room, using absolutely any…

Human Prodigy: 16 Year Old Graduated From High School And College In The Same Week

The 16-year-old Grace Bush truly re-defines the meaning of a human prodigy. This amazing successful and ambitious wonder girl just recently received her high school diploma – way ahead of anyone else. But her magic didn’t stop there as she…

Taking The Sting Out Of Shopping

If you’re anything like me, the idea of shopping both stresses and horrifies you. Don’t get me wrong, I love clothes. I keep up with all the trends, and know how to dress myself. But the physical act of shopping…

#WorldsToughestJob

So what are the job requirements you ask? We are talking about 135 hours a week, the ability to have constant mobility, great coordination skills as well as adaptation to diverse communication. But the fun doesn’t stop there; no breaks,…

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Summer Fashion!

Every season I wait excitedly for all the trends that appear on the streets, on the mannequins, and on the pages of my (multiple) prized fashion magazines. And every season I find a trend that changes my life, either for…

Noor Wazwaz: The Definition Of Perseverance

It’s already hard to make it in life with all the obstacles and hardships paving the way to success, but these hardships become even more relevant when you happen to be a woman, Muslim, covered and living in the USA….