DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
Dr. Najat Aoun Saliba
Dr. Saliba developed innovative methods to determine the physical and chemical characteristics of water pipe (WP) smoke and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) at the design and smoke levels. She determined the major contributing sources of elevated levels of pollution in the city and assessed the contribution of dust storms originating in nearby deserts. The data she Read MoreRead More
Afaaf Al Qorane, 1st Qatari Female Boxer
Afaaf Alqorane is Qatar’s first female professional boxer, who is changing the sports scene for women in the country. Q Life interviewed Afaaf to learn more about her dreams to represent her country in the ring, and to encourage young girls in Qatar to recognize their strength and power. Read MoreRead More
Dr. Amal Al Malki : “For only in our unity we will be able to change our reality”
What did you want to be growing up? I neither had a career aspiration nor a clear path to follow. I grew up during a period in which girls’ personal and professional lives were predetermined according to specific gender roles. My peers either got married at an early age or worked as teachers in schools. Read MoreRead More
Extreme Feminism: Why are Women Easily Offended Nowadays?
Extreme Feminism: Why are Women Easily Offended Nowadays? I’ve heard it and so have you, “We get it, women don’t like it when you offend them today. This has to do with a lot of accumulation on topics related to their rights. But aren’t feminists getting a bit too triggered when you include Read MoreRead More
“You Don’t Have What It Takes To Start Your Own Business!”
“YOU DON’T HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS!” This is what my client’s brother told her when he found out she wanted to register her business. Her father laughed her off saying, “Since when do you succeed in anything?” Embarrassed and in doubt, she recounted these statements to me as she had Read MoreRead More
Dear Dad, I Want A Divorce!
Dear Dad, I want a Divorce! Your little girl is sobbing! And for the first time she is bleeding on people. She has always been doing that behind closed doors…alone! This time, she couldn’t take it anymore. Some People are judging her, while others found a place to hold her and love her broken pieces, Read MoreRead More
On this special “Mothers’ Day 2020”, I salute all mothers, I appreciate their sacrifices and applaud their achievements! Being a working mother in the Lebanese Healthcare Sector is a challenge and a daily battle during this global pandemic of COVID-19; especially to the “war generation”; the women born in the 80’s. Women who have experienced war, Read MoreRead More
Dad…The Love I Craved So Bad!
Nah… They tell you many stories baby girl…but it is rare that they tell you the truth… See…if u know me…you must know by now that I have a very tough personality; I love digging into stuff; I don’t settle for what I hear, read, or see; I always dig and research into everything, including Read MoreRead More
A Letter to Fear
Dear Mr. Fear, I never thought I would muster up the courage to speak to you, but voilà… I know why you are here. You had been around me a lot in the past years. Popping up in different occasions, warning me to venture in new challenges, in new relationships. Kept me away from reaching Read MoreRead More
Parents of the 21st Century, I Admire Us!
Parents of the 21st century, I admire us! I admire how we survive the irony we live day by day. I admire our perseverance in attaining our goals. I admire that despite our fatigue and feebleness, we continue to smile and enjoy life. I admire our creativity and the pressure we have put upon ourselves Read MoreRead More