January2016

  • Little Play, Big Talent!

    Wear Pink Sit properly. Talk politely. Study hard. Work harder. Prosper. Get promoted. Eat your greens. Bend carefully. Fall in love. Get married. Brush your teeth. Make babies. Love, live. Conversations, the beautiful ones. The ones that define our lives and livings. The ones that leave an imprint on...
  • Building Blocks of Success

    Career development on an institutional and student level is critical to one’s success. Developing countries like Peru, Uruguay in the Latin American region or Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka in Asia are prime examples of the dearth of opportunities in terms of skill development and mentorship that play an...
  • Revisiting the “second shift”

    Those already familiar with the concept of the “second shift” would know that the word “revisiting” in the title of this essay is actually a misnomer. And to those less familiar or uninitiated, let me introduce you, officially, to Second Shift. But in order to appreciate what the second...
  • Inspiring Leadership

    WHISTLER, British Columbia. January 21, 2016 – A new year often comes with new career aspirations and WNORTH Conference, a business summit in Whistler, BC, addresses goal setting for women who aspire to leadership positions. From balancing work and home priorities, to inspiring change and making connections that matter, setting...
  • Independent filmmaker recognized at the World Human Rights Awards

    January 20th, 2016, Dubai, UAE – Film lecturer at SAE Dubai and independent filmmaker Reshel Shah Kapoor picked up two awards for her documentary feature film titled ‘Black Sheep’, at the Human Rights Awards and World Documentary Award hosted in Indonesia yesterday. Under the umbrella of the International Film...
  • Adolescent Girls: Catalysts of Change

    The impact of climate change on gender can hardly be ignored. Realizing the stakes, countries, NGOs and scientists the world over are now coming together in not only putting an emphasis on adapting to the impact of climate change but also in striving to develop solutions to the issue...
  • Empowering Voices of Tomorrow

    Children hold key to the future and their positive mental, physical as well as socio-economic nourishment is fundamental not only for healthy societies, but for sustainable development of nations. That said, children are also one of the most vulnerable groups susceptible to man as well as climate inflicted devastation...
  • MKF to Technify more women in 2016

    Dubai: With an aim to unlock the untapped potential of women in the region, and to provide an innovative and exciting platform for women to realize their start-up dreams or their coding potential, the Meera Kaul Foundation has announced the 2nd edition of its Women in Stem Hackathon. To...
  • Empowered Voice of the Filipina

    We all see things and people through some sort of lenses. Now, whether they be rose-tinted ones or heavily-darkened by negative bias or prejudice, mainly depends on what we have been told, taught, and what we have experienced. In the UAE where people from various ethnic backgrounds merge into...