16+ Years of Compliance With Nadine Ghosn Eid   What does your main role as the Head of Compliance at areeba entail? And what challenges have you faced – or still face – as the first woman in Lebanon to hold a senior position as a compliance executive in the cards industry, with more than…

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Humanizing Journalism

Humanizing Journalism & Media With Dalal Mawad   What helped shape the woman you are today? I think Lebanon itself played a big role in the path I took as a journalist and as a woman. I lived my life witnessing all sorts of injustices and conflicts, it pushed me to use my voice to…

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International Fashion Week Dubai

  You launched the International Fashion Week Dubai (IFWD) in May 2015. Tell us about this event and what was your role in supporting designers worldwide? International Fashion Week Dubai (IFWD) is an establishment that was created to further aid the rapid growth of the Fashion industry in Dubai. We are a company with a…

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CEOs

Superheroes, CEOs, and Miracles As a kid, I always looked for heroes as role models to inspire me, for someone or something that is extraordinary to bring the best in me.  So, naturally, I was fascinated by comic books and fairy tales. So many superheroes with superpowers, and fairy creatures were created.  Some are caped,…

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SDGs

Rethinking Strategies to Achieve the SDGs   We currently find ourselves a third of the way through the Sustainable Development Goals timeline. Recently, ‘The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020’ painted a disturbing picture of the stagnant progress towards achieving the SDGs by their 2030 deadline. The report also highlighted the damaging impact of the COVID-19…

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Boèm Home Boutique

How did Boèm Home Boutique see the light?  At first the idea was to diversify Lteif catalog, turning it to a one-stop-shop to furnish your home.   Tell us about your launch. Boèm was conceived last year. The timing was critical due to the protests taking place, so we kept it simple and exclusive. A…

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Wellness Coach

Jihane Nasrallah-Wellness Coach And Founder of DarmaJi Jihane has a passionate nature that has allowed her to thrive in all aspects of her career, leading an incredibly dynamic life. Born in a business-oriented family, Jihane acquired a sense of ambition and accomplishment since a young age. Her passion for advertising took her to the top…

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A Message From The Heart Amid uncertainties, chaos and instability, life will always prevail. It is normal during those time to feel down, to feel tired and frustrated but we shouldn’t forget our blessings. As a humanitarian worker dealing with many emergencies I have learned that in those moments precisely hope takes different form. In…

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  Hi! I’m Julie, a born and raised New Yorker. Some unexpected twists and turns have occurred in my life and through these difficult experiences, I’ve learned a lot. I’ve realized that struggles are actually your biggest opportunities for growth. I also understand just how challenging it can be to make a change. One of my first…

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