Why Pakistan Needs a Women’s March Too

March 21, 2017 12:05 pm1 comment
Why Pakistan Needs a Women’s March Too

  This year’s American election certainly kept misogyny in the headlines. So it came as no surprise when thousands of Americans took to the streets to advocate for women’s rights and civil liberties for minorities.  President Donald Trump on his first day in office, could not ignore thousands of protesters […]

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The Five Badass Female Athletes that inspired Nike’s Pro Hijab

March 8, 2017 12:28 pm4 comments
The Five Badass Female Athletes that inspired Nike’s Pro Hijab

Nike recently announced its development of a long-awaited product for many females in the Muslim community, the Pro Hijab. Set to launch in 2018, the Pro Hijab is lightweight, breathable, and un-shiftable. The product was tested by some of the elite hijabi athletes who inspired it. Not only have these […]

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Twinning: Abu Dhabi & NYC

February 24, 2017 1:10 pm1 comment
Twinning: Abu Dhabi & NYC

New York City is a place like no other; full of diverse people looking to make it in America. NYC is known as the “Capitol of the World,” but why settle for just one? Abu Dhabi has emerged as a striking complement to NYC after its recent urban landscape makeover. […]

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The Corporate Response to #NoMuslimBan

February 3, 2017 10:38 am1 comment
The Corporate Response to #NoMuslimBan

Last Friday, newly elected American President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order banning all immigrant and non-immigrant entry from Yemen, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, and Libya for 90 days. The specifics of the travel ban are hard to parse out:What is the fate of  green card holders? What […]

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Abu Dhabi ranked among fastest-growing destinations in the world

January 16, 2017 4:07 pm2 comments
Abu Dhabi ranked among fastest-growing destinations  in the world

Abu Dhabi has been ranked among the fastest-growing destinations in the world, and the fastest-growing destination in the Middle East, in a new report by financial services giant Mastercard. The Global Cities Index Report recognized the UAE capital’s compound annual growth rate of 19.81% in overnight visitors between 2009 and […]

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Launch of UAE’s first Environmental Endowment

January 6, 2017 11:31 am1 comment
Launch of UAE’s first Environmental Endowment

As the UAE officially marks 2017 as ‘The Year of Giving’, The Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC) and the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF) – part of the world’s leading conservation organization – start off the year with the launch of a first-of-its-kind […]

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