Hamida Aman Builds Cultural Bridges and Promotes Peace Through a Community Music Festival

  Kabul-born Hamida Aman Organises a non-profit peace concert at Dubai’s Zabeel Park, under the Patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Cultural Understanding   Featuring seven talented alternative music artists from the Middle East, North Africa and South Africa, “Salam Aleikum” concert was held at Dubai’s Zabeel park for the first time. The […]

Undefined Declarations’ List: Top 10 Things I like about being a Blogger

    My previous Top 10 List was about being raised by parents from the Gulf region. I come from a moderately conservative family. We are not liberal, but we’re also not extremely conservative or religious. Here’s a link for that post if you missed it. Today’s list includes the top 10 things that I […]

Undefined Declarations’ List: Top 10 Tips for Making it in the Creative Industry

  When I first decided to change careers from IT to journalism back in 2008, I had no idea about the way to get there. I didn’t realize that it would be a completely different route to what I was used to, or to how I eventually got my IT job. Doing things the hard […]

University Life: Internsme Workshop

  If someone has the authority to write a blog post about internships, then I think I would be the ideal candidate. After completing a number of internships in Dubai, I believe that I deserve an award for the best intern ever 🙂 I took up several internships in publishing and advertising, working towards a […]

V-Day with The Committee Dubai!

  Some of you might remember the first meeting I had with this wonderful group of ladies. You can read all about it here if you missed that post. This month, I had the honor to be invited to the group’s third networking event which was held at the newly opened and uber cool Cargo […]

Motivational Evening at Katsuya Dubai Mall: Media in the Making

  I was delighted and honored to be invited to a social event hosted by the lovely Anita Buys at the newly opened Katsuya restaurant in Dubai Mall. The dinner event brought together 15 career-driven women from alternative areas and saw us conversing over many interesting and media-relevant topics. I must say that my favorite […]

Lynx Networking at The Dek!

    At first, I wasn’t sure if I would be able to attend the Lynx networking night titled: The Creative Club Party; which was basically a prequel to the main Lynx Awards Ceremony taking place tonight. After enquiring by e-mail if it was possible to attend the networking event only, and not be registered […]

Media Mondays: The Sequel :)

    If you haven’t yet heard of or attended the UAE’s biggest media networking event: Media Mondays, then you truly are missing out on something valuable. The networking event is held quarterly in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and brings together working professionals from all areas of the media industry. The event offers an open networking […]