interview

  • Special Interview: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women – Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit

    In the wake of the upcoming Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) to be held on 4th and 5th of December at Expo Centre Sharjah, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women, talks about the partnership with NAMA Women Advancement Establishment and the expected major outcomes of the much awaited...
  • Powering Women in Leadership in the UAE

    Tell us about yourself – your professional journey leading up to Naseba and this groundbreaking Women In Leadership (WIL) forum. I studied ancient history and art history at the university and originally wanted to be an archaeologist. But life had other ideas for me and my professional journey began...
  • Anne’s green thumb and FEED

    We all know that growing up in a highly traditional society makes it tough for some women to “break the mold” so to speak, as social mores dictate that women be submissive and focus their attention on domestic matters over which they are expected to reign supreme. But there...
  • Rise of the Phoenix

    I recently launched my newest website, Linda Skarrup Healing Arts, formerly known as Windhorse Consulting, both evolved from Therapeutic Movement, which was the name of my business for fifteen years. All three entities held a common vision: that of helping others heal from a wide range of traumas, injuries...
  • Activating Confidence in Girls

    Tell us what Pad-a-Dada Initiative is all about. Dada is a Swahili word for sister. It is an initiative that helps girls stay in school by donating sanitary towels to those who can’t afford to buy them. We also donate pads to women who live on the streets. Our...
  • BEDARI: Reawakening Hope

    Tell us about Bedari – when and why it came into existence? Bedari is a national level non-governmental, voluntary development organization in Pakistan working with women and children for the promotion and protection of their human rights. It was registered in 1992 under Societies Act 1860 to provide support...