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  • Enabling quality healthcare, education across the ME

    Sonal Sachdev was born with a passion for healthcare and a flair for entrepreneurship as she followed in her father’s footsteps, starting at the bottom and learning the ropes to work her way up in the healthcare and education business to one of the most prominent women in the...
  • Reclaiming Space in the World of Work

    Reclaiming Space in the World of Work

    Tell us a bit about yourself and the journey that led you to where you are now? I am a rare demographic in the world of entrepreneurship. Not in my 20’s or even 30’s. A female who took a career break to raise a family and is now looking to...
  • Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    If you are a woman who has breastfed your baby, you will know that nothing beats the experience of meeting your baby’s gaze during this special time. The bond created is unique – a special divine language between mother and infant, without the need for words.  You are communicating...
  • Empowering Women in Pakistan’s Tech Industry

    Empowering Women in Pakistan’s Tech Industry

    On September 25th, 2021, Saturday, CodeGirls Pakistan hosted an online nationwide Mobile Application Development workshop to raise awareness about digital skills training for young women and girls. CodeGirls Pakistan is a women focused initiative that specifically aims to empower women in Pakistan’s tech industry. This workshop is the first...
  • Lights, Camera, Action

    Lights, Camera, Action

    This interview is part of Ananke’s Special Edition “Emirati Women’s Day” published on ISSUU.   Reim El Houni’s career includes working with TV stations like the BBC to being an Executive Producer and Head of Events at Dubai One.  Reim launched her own production company Ti22 Films in January...
  • Taking Your Power Back Through Self Care

    Taking Your Power Back Through Self Care

    This article was previously published in Ananke’s special edition: Emirati Women’s Day and can be viewed here. The beauty of self-love is Salama’s story. Finding self-love can be a long and winding road, which is something Salama Mohamed knows all too well. Today the UN High Profile Ambassador considers...
  • Saudi motorsport star Reema Juffali on changing attitudes

    Saudi motorsport star Reema Juffali on changing attitudes

    Saudi Arabia’s first female Formula 3 driver Reema Juffali says she has her sights set on a top 10 finish after competing in the opening round of the 2021 BRDC British F3 Championship. The Jeddah-born driver, 29, produced a solid display at the first race of the 2021 season...
  • Longlist, judges and dates announced for International Prize for Arabic Fiction

    Longlist, judges and dates announced for International Prize for Arabic Fiction

    On Monday, March 1st, 2021 the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) revealed the longlist of 16 novels in contention for the 2021 prize, which will award $50,000 to the ultimate winner. The novels selected by the judges were chosen from 121 entries, all published in Arabic between 1st...
  • SBWC launches ‘Women of Sharjah’ campaign to mark UAE’s 49th National Day

    SBWC launches ‘Women of Sharjah’ campaign to mark UAE’s 49th National Day

    December 2nd, 2020, Sharjah (UAE): In celebration of the UAE’s 49th National Day on December 2, the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), and affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has launched the ‘Women of Sharjah’ campaign to highlight the achievements of top female entrepreneurs in the emirate, and...
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