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Film Festival to Give Audiences Powerful View of World Through the Eyes of Women

The unique film festival which gives audiences a powerful view of the world as seen through the eyes of women will present a fascinating collection of short works from around the world when it returns to cinema screens in Dubai….

Spotlight: 3rd Arab Women In Business and Leadership Conference

On the 21st and 22nd November the 3rd Arab Women In Business and Leadership Conference was held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Dubai. After two successful editions in 2015 and 2014 that featured more than 400 attendees with 60…

GCC Women Striving Professionally, but Expect Employment Difficulties

In light of the upcoming Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, Oxford Strategic Consulting compiled key findings from its GCC Employment Reports 2016 to help shed light on female aspirations and employment views across the region. The reports, which…

Women Corner: 9 Ways to Be There for the Most Important Person in Your Life, Yourself

By nature, we as women are compassionate beings. We feel an instinctive desire to help those around us, especially those whom we care about. We harbor an almost obtrusive compulsion to fix things and to take pain away from the…

Dating Advice: How To Make Your Relationships Work

Building long-lasting relationships is not that easy, and you know exactly why. Starting from finding a right partner and up to forming a proper emotional bond, you need to go through a great variety of phases and stages to achieve…

Unleash 2016 Speakers Spotlight: Kaitlyn Cawley

25 years old. Editor in Chief of Elite Daily or The Voice of Generation Y. One of the most influential young women in digital media. Kaitlyn Cawley has become one of the symbols of the millennial generation. Her goal is…

Unleash 2016 Speakers Spotlight: Asia Newson

11 years old. Co-Founder and CEO of Candle Company Super Business Girls. Known as one of America’s youngest entrepreneurs. Asia Newson is known as Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur. At just twelve years old, she makes and sells her own candles and…

Relationship Tips: Impress Your Woman by Observing and Acknowledging Her Efforts

Women often complain about men’s inattentiveness to their appearance. A classic example is when a woman comes home with a new hairdo but her man doesn’t notice anything or refrains from any comments. Women pay much attention to their appearance…

Having Trouble with Dating? Here’s Why No One Knows What They’re Doing Anymore

Here we are, in the 21st century. Gen-X’ers, Millenials, Gen-Whatever’ers are having a hard enough time as it is navigating massive student loan debts, high rents, and a difficult job market. To add the icing on the cake, they are…

DHD Beauty: How Following One’s Passion Led Twin Sisters To Success

Two sisters with a background in sciences and a passion for Make Up walk into a room… This is not the start of a joke, it’s the crazy story of how a successful Make Up service specialising in bridal beauty in the…

WOMENA: How Women Are Pioneering The VC Landscape In The GCC

The startup community nowadays is buzzing with names: from the inspirational Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg, to visionary investors like Peter Thiel or Marc Andreessen, there is no shortage of testosterone around. Yet what goes unnoticed most of the time are female…

Jessica Kahawaty: The Lawyer, Model and Goodwill Ambassador You Should Follow On Instagram

She has a Bachelor of Law and Business (Finance) from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a Lebanese-Australian TV Host, won multiple international beauty pageant competitions, is a goodwill ambassador, and most recently the face and presenter for Yahoo Maktoob’s new…

Reclaiming Cricket In Pakistan: ‘Women In Green And Beyond’ by Mahwash Rehman (Photos)

Recently I showcased my project ‘Women In Green And Beyond’ a photojournalistic project on Pakistan’s women’s cricket team at ‘The Space’ twofour54 in Abu Dhabi. Let me briefly take you through my journey of documenting the women cricketers and more importantly…

10 Reasons Why You Should Date A Girl Who Plays Soccer

As a lover of all sports, the idea of dating a female athlete has always been easy to take to. There’s just something about spending time with someone you hope to grow to love, while she already loves something you…

GTFO: 8 Warning Signs She’s Not The Right Woman For You

We’ve spent a lot of time discussing things that good men don’t do, as well as things that they need to do better. But we must not forget that there are two sides to relationships and that men need to know…

Why It Took You Finding Someone New For Me To Finally Get Over You

Well, sh*t, looks like you found someone new. The first thought that came to mind when you walked in with her to the same restaurant was why did you get to find someone first? Didn’t you break my heart into a…

Lean In: The 10 Best Advices for Recent Graduates (Pictures)

Since Lean In was published, it has sparked a global conversation about gender equality. Now Sheryl has enlisted the help of experts for Lean In for Graduates, a handbook that offers instruction and inspiration for the next generation. Lean In for Graduates includes the full…

New Low For Fox News: Women Earn Less Because They Are Less Ambitious (Video)

It’s not like we needed a new excuse to think that Fox News is the pinnacle of biased and below-par news, but among the intermittent racist inclines and misogynistic comments, sometimes you just can’t help but stare in awe at…

What 14 Successful Women Tell Themselves In The Mirror Every Morning

Science has long touted the benefits of reciting self-affirmations and directing these words at yourself in the mirror. The practice of acknowledging yourself first thing in the morning and filling your body with confidence-boosting sentiments motivates you throughout the day. How you feel about…

Emirati Women Are Leading Change In The UAE

Since its inception, the UAE has supported women who pursue higher education and join the workforce. The late Sheikh Zayed, the founding father, stressed that “all fields of work are open for women in the Emirates, just like men”. However,…