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Women’s Favorite Position: You’d Be Surprised

There is no doubt every guy wishes to know what women’s favorite positions are, but unfortunately, we’re not here to talk about Kamasutra, but about something much more important. Women, although not much celebrated in the business and tech world,…

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…

Not All Women: Stereotypes We Should All Stop Believing In

There are many generalizations and stereotypes about women which I come across frequently. I find the higher the standards that a woman holds for herself and those she allows into her life, the less she fits the molds we are about to…

10 Qualities A Man Really Wants (And Should Appreciate) In A Woman

In a world of vapid dating “advice” articles and promoted links invading Facebook with titles like “You’ll Never Believe What He Did, It Just Blew Me Away! Wow! Amazing! Click Now!” we are overrun with unsubstantial content that has flooded…

Single To Mingle? The Real Reason Why Smarter Women Stay Single For Longer

I know it sounds crazy, but hear me out. Take men for example. For men, it is asserted in so many words that we are essentially power mongers in relationships and only want a woman who will be our subordinate,…

#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…

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…

#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…

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….

The How’s and Whens of Your First Date

It’s your first date. You’re probably nervous, reluctant to wake up from your crazy coma and feeling that enormous stomach pain that might just make you puke any second. Well calm down, this is all normal, I mean after all, you’re…

The Best Of Being Single To Mingle

It’s been that time of the year again, the day all women were waiting for to see what their men were really made of, if they could step up their game and pull off the event of the year –…

The Haute Couture Italian Visionary: Danny Wise

From Gucci and Prada to Louis Vuitton and Chanel, prestigious and esteemed fashion designers have embedded their luxury trademarks into the bricks of every cosmopolitan capital in the world. Glorious establishments have dictated the paths of fashion, deciding what’s in…

The Best Of Being Single To Mingle On Valentines Day

It’s that time of the year again, the day all women have been waiting for to see what their men are really made of, if they can step up their game and pull off the event of the year. The…

The Five Traits We Should Look For In A Partner

Whenever we lay our eyes on our prey, whenever we see our potential future lover, a spark is ignited. Not an emotional spark and it sure as hell isn’t a deep sentimental spark, it’s simply a physical spark. Because unless…

Gulf Elite Issue 6

Learn from rising entrepreneur Hamad F. Behzad, haute couture visionary Danny Wise, stunning model Francesca Vegas or simply enjoy our lessons learnt from The Wolf of Wall Street or How To Make The World Love You. Gulf Elite Issue 6…

Princess Lulu: A Royal Hustler

Gulf Elite wouldn’t deserve its name if we didn’t go around looking for VIPs and Royals to feature in our publication. Our philosophy stands for bridging the gap between Gen-Y and the older age groups who made it to the…