Mastercard New Payments Index

Mastercard

Mastercard New Payments Index: Consumer Appetite in Middle East and North Africa for Digital Payments Takes Off   As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping. As stores closed and social distancing took hold, retailers worldwide moved their businesses online, embraced…

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International Fashion Week Dubai: The Most Promising Show in The Region

IFWD

International Fashion Week Dubai: The Most Promising Show in The Region The International Fashion Week Dubai recently held the Season 11 of its Mega Show stunner event. This season happened to be by far the best season we have seen of the International Fashion Week Dubai as it was really a grandeur event. Every season…

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Improve Your Work-Life Balance with Kishna Jeantine

work Life Balance

  Improve Your Work-Life Balance with Kishna Jeantine   Kishna, your career flourished after working with your mother in non-profit, where you were drawn to the world of Consultancy, Business Development, and Grant Writing. How has your experience in non-profit affected your career moving forward? My career in non-profit has helped me develop my creative…

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Executive-Women & Tawazoun Unite For A Balanced World

Tawazoun

    Executive-Women & Tawazoun Unite For A Balanced World   As a proponent of gender balance, female talent development, and entrepreneurship, Executive-Women(EW) is now spearheading an expansion to enkindle innovative ways in which we can advance the diversity and inclusion agenda, as a business case rather than a cause, and develop new generations of…

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People-Pleasing: Why Do We Do It?

People-pleasing

  How to Overcome The Need & Desire to Please!   People-pleasing is a negative characteristic and attitude that partially and immensely affects people’s lives in many ways that they are unaware of. People-pleasing is one’s desire to make others happy. This often results in allowing others to take advantage of one’s kind-heartedness and benevolence.…

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Myrna Trad: A Self-Empowering Journey

  Myrna Trad: A Self-Empowering Journey   Can you talk about one woman who has significantly impacted your life? Do you have a role model? Growing up, my biggest role model was my mother, who – at the time – was a struggling woman who worked day and night to provide for our financially struggling…

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Extreme Feminism: Why are Women Easily Offended Nowadays?

Extreme Feminism

  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…

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16+ Years of Compliance With Nadine Ghosn Eid

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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Extraterritoriality of Sanctions from a Corruption Lens

Corruption Sanctions

  Extraterritoriality of Sanctions from a Corruption Lens   The end of World War II shaped a new world order steering away from military confrontations, marking the birth of international initiatives that came to play a prominent role in the international diplomacy. These initiatives introduced international and regional organisations that took part in international politics…

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Women of Baky: Shaping Hospitality

Baky Hospitality

The driving force behind Baky Hospitality Group’s success lies in the women behind the scenes. This  past month, and every month, we celebrate women, and for Baky Hospitality this means we give a big thanks to all the ladies who help make the workplace better. The Group’s head office employs an equal ratio of males…

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