By Sana Bagersh As the coronavirus pandemic escalates, engulfing more and more countries, it will continue to profoundly impact the global economy; from manufacturing and supply chains, to airlines and hospitality, to oil prices and the stock market… While we cannot escape the doom and gloom scenarios, with the impending losses in life, here I offer my two cents on the possible upsides of this global crisis. These will be the many corrections that will inevitably result from our scramble to contain the
Recognizing the Success Paradox and Avoiding Stereotype Traps By Sana Bagersh How many times have you heard, “She is so successful, I don’t know how she does it”? Or “I wish I could be wealthy like him”? Do you ever think about what ‘success’ means to you? Is it driving a fancy car? Owning a big house? Running your own business? Working for a large company? Is it marrying into wealth? Working for a social cause? Running a charity? I’ve
The Flash Fiction Reading and Writing Awards celebrate short fiction written and performed by university students in the UAE. The event, which is organized by BrandMoxie, was held at their offices in twofour54, and was sponsored by New York University’s Literature and Creative Writing Program. Top winners won a creative residency at Art Hub in Liwa.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2015 - In recognition of the UAE's rich tradition of oral storytelling and poetry, the capital will host the inaugural Abu Dhabi International Poetry Festival on March 19, which will bring together some of the world's leading poets, such as well-known Americans, Patricia Smith, Kane Smego and G Yamazawa, to participate in a
When people aim to become successful role models in their societies, they should be aware about the various elements that have the potential to lead them to success and superiority. The elements that can make our dreams come true include: strong well, hard work and positive thinking. Elements such as seminars that empower entrepre An event with the title: “New Beginnings: Kick Off 2015 with a Bang!” took place on Tuesday at Al Mamoura auditorium under the patronage of Fatima bint Hazza Cultural
Describe a person who doesn’t like any form of art – for sure you wouldn’t have any words for this. This is a sweeping statement but you’ll have to agree that there’s no one in this world that doesn’t appreciate art in its different forms: Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, Music… the list goes on. Exploring avenues on where or how to transform your passion into a lucrative measure however is a different picture but definitely not impossible. This is