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Featured Celebrating Women

Interview with Hala Kazim

Posted on Nov 16, 2011 in Celebrating Women, Featured, United Arab Emirates | 0 comments

Interview with Hala Kazim

By: Farrah Alshash One of the most interesting and inspiring moments of my life occurred on this September day, when I got to sit and get to know Hala Kazim, “aka mama Hala”, the founder of “Journey Through Change”. You can read about people all the time, but when you get to meet and know the person first hand, it’s different.  It can be a hit or miss.  Meeting with Kazim was like taking a breath of fresh air on a beautiful spring morning.   I couldn’t help but feel motivated, inspired, and full of positive energy during our...

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Interview with Muna AbuSulayman

Posted on May 15, 2011 in Celebrating Women, Featured, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | 0 comments

Interview with Muna AbuSulayman

A rising star to watch, Muna AbuSulayman is Saudi’s UN Goodwill Ambassador, a TV personality with a number one hit show for five years, and a Young Global Leader at the Davos World Economic Forum. She is the first woman to head up the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation (ABTF), and the mother of two girls under sixteen. There are clearly many reasons that Muna AbuSulayman is known as an extraordinary role...

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Panel Discussion with Sheikha Lubna al-Qasimi

Posted on May 15, 2011 in Celebrating Women, Featured, United Arab Emirates | 0 comments

Panel Discussion with Sheikha Lubna al-Qasimi

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi is the first woman to assume a cabinet position in the United Arab Emirates and has served as the country’s Minister for Foreign Trade since 2008. From 2004 to 2008, she was Minister for Economy of the U.A.E. Prior to entering politics, she was a successful businesswoman in the Gulf region. Three decades of experience in business and politics have made her an ideal champion for entrepreneurs in the GCC and beyond. She also continues to serve on the Board of Tejari, of which she was at one time...

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Her Highness Sheikha Mozah on Restoring Education

Posted on May 14, 2011 in Celebrating Women, Featured, Qatar | 0 comments

Her Highness Sheikha Mozah on Restoring Education

HH Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser of Qatar is an inspiring presence on the world stage among those working toward lasting peace through outreach, humanitarian assistance and education initiatives. She works tirelessly to maintain rigorous standards in science and education and to direct aid from Qatar to areas struck by terrorism and natural disasters. With HH Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Sheikha Mozah established Qatar Foundation’s Education city, which provides extraordinary opportunities throughout the region to students who...

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