California Mosque led by Women Opens Doors to All

April 21, 2017 12:46 pm2 comments
California Mosque led by Women Opens Doors to All

The second mosque in the United States led solely by women held its inaugural service in California on Friday, but unlike a Los Angeles congregation that opened two years ago, the new female-led Muslim house of worship in Berkeley is open to both genders. The Qal’bu Maryam Women’s Mosque “is […]

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Culture Summit 2017 Abu Dhabi Concludes with an Action Agenda for the Future

April 14, 2017 3:01 pm0 comments
Culture Summit 2017 Abu Dhabi Concludes with an Action Agenda for the Future

CultureSummit 2017 Abu Dhabi concluded today following four days of rich and lively discussion with over 300 of the world’s top creative minds from over 80 countries. The global cultural leadership forum delivered on its founding vision by tackling some of the most challenging issues of our time, and exploring […]

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U.A.E. Women Lead the way in Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries

April 7, 2017 1:00 pm1 comment
U.A.E. Women Lead the way in Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries

In the U.A.E., a new generation of highly-skilled manufacturing experts has emerged – and it’s women that are leading the way. Many have now entered historically male-dominated industries, such as: aero-structure manufacturing, engineering and oil and gas. And that’s because the empowerment of women is high on its agenda. The […]

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Abu Dhabi to Strengthen Tourism Ties with China

March 30, 2017 10:01 am1 comment
Abu Dhabi to Strengthen Tourism Ties with China

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is embarking on two separate trips to five cities across China in March and May to capitalize on the growing popularity of the emirate as a tourist destination from Asia. Inbound visitor arrivals from China have seen dramatic rises over the […]

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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 pm3 comments
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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