October2015

  • Fuelling Innovation

    Founder-CEO Kalsoom Lakhani of Invest2Innovate, an organization that supports early state enterprises and developing a productive entrepreneurship ecosystem especially in Pakistan, chats with ANANKE about creating an enabling environment, fostering growth to craft social impact in the country. Tell us about Invest2Innovate? What do you consider your most significant...
  • Launching lives with KiteChild

    All around us are people who need help, but not everyone believes they can be of help, or are capable of making a difference even in just one stranger’s life. And while the boxes we slowly build around us as we go through life perfectly serve their purpose of...
  • Esha Nag: Making Her Mark! 

    Describe your childhood. I was born and brought up in the beautiful east Indian city of Kolkata (also known as “Calcutta”), once the capital of the British East India Company, and famous for its long line of artists, reformers, writers and filmmakers of international repute such as Rabindranath Tagore,...
  • Islamabad’s first ever #GirlsAtDhabas Meetup

    In the midst of Pakistan’s political affairs hub, a group of 11 working women ambitiously gathered at a local dhaba (a small tea shop traditionally considered a men’s-only place) to support and participate in a brilliant movement #GirlsAtDhabas to reclaim public spaces for women as they hope to change the mindset...
  • Celebrating the #DayOfTheGirl

    International Day of the Girl Child (Day of the Girl) is celebrated annually on October 11 to highlight issues concerning gender inequality facing young girls. This year’s theme is “The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030.” There are nearly 600 million girls aged 10 to 19 in...
  • Women in Aerospace: A Chat with a Space Lawyer

    Tell us about yourself? I am a Romanian based in Dubai since 2011. Apart from working as a lawyer corporate / commercial / dispute resolution / international transactions), I am a professor at the University of Wollongong, Dubai, teaching International Law, Diplomacy, Business Law and few other related subjects....
  • Discovering a world out there!

    Oct. 7th, 2015, Dubai, UAE:  Twentieth Century Fox’s latest blockbuster, The Martian, starring Matt Damon premiere Wednesday, Oct. 7th in Dubai and like elsewhere the film has been debuted worldwide in conjunction with U.N. declared World Space Week (WSW), the world’s largest annual celebration of space, science, and technology and their...
  • ANANKE COMPETITIONS!

    Terms & Conditions ***LATE ENTRIES TO BE SUBMITTED BY NOV 12th, 2015*** Do not miss the chance to WIN PRIZES To submit article or design, email: media@anankemag.com with competition (design or essay) in the subject line. Deadline for submissions has been extended to November 10th, 2015 – to enable...