PODCASTS
Women of Arabia (Season 1)
Episode 30



Episode 30 of Women of Arabia with Founder of House of Nature - Saba Khan.
Stemming from her own personal jouney, Saba saw a need in the region for a Goverment approved alternative healthcare in the region, but at the same time one that also appeals to the aesthetics of UAE. She founded House of Nature Medical Center, which is not only a one-stop shop for all your healing and alternative medical needs, it is also a zen atmosphere that many frequents to unwind after the busy chaos of life. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 29



Episode 29 of Women of Arabia with Founder of Socioholics and Alatool Muscat - Jessica Asher.
Jessica is a marketing professional who saw the gap in companies providing high quality advertising services in Oman and decided venture out to the region. She now heads two companies based in Dubai and Oman and is rightfully called the marketing guru of the region. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 28



Episode 28 of Women of Arabia with Co-Founders of Beau Monde Dubai Arneet Kaur Chugh and Rashmi Seth
Rashmi and Arneet are two friends who saw the need for an exclusive members only club that creates a happy place for women in UAE. They set up Beau Monde create an exclusive networking platform for women in Dubai.




Episode 27



Episode 27 of Women of Arabia with Founder of Sustainable Relationship Partners - Simarna Singh.
Simarna is a young girl (all of 21) who is so passionate about sustainablilty that she founded a company of her own focusing on the pillars of sustainablilty (SDG's) that she believes in. She is an UN Global Compact Youth Ambassador for the region as well as Masdar's Future Sustainability Leader and she has only just started her journey. She is clearly a role model for all kids her age as well as adults. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 26



Episode 26 of Women of Arabia with Founder and Designer of Savanna Creations - Eliane Sarr.
Eliane always had the designing spirit in her as a child growing up in Senegal and designing her own clothes. She pursued a career in Power and Energy sector for half a decade and her passion for bridging different cultures encouraged her to start her designer wear. Today she is one of the most sought after designers having two varied Design houses under her. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 25



Episode 25 of Women of Arabia with the Co-founder of Ashante Design @ashantedesign - Anissa Boulahya @anissadxb.
Anissa is a banker by profession and accidentally discovered her passion of bringing Africa closer to the Middle East. A chance conversation with her friend and now Co-founder led her to create Ashante Design. She proudly displays Africa and Ashante in every design of hers from clothes to planners to furniture. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 24



Episode 24 of Women of Arabia with International Speaker, Author, Designer and Coach - Fauza Beltz.
Fauza is a designer and hotelier by profession. Her circumstances while growing up enabled her to find her calling and purpose of empowering women worldwide. She set up Fauza Consultancy as a safe medium for women across the globe to reach out to her when they need any assistance from guidance to Financials to even a lending ear. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 23



Episode 23 of Women of Arabia with the Emergency Nurse Manager of Emirates Specialty Hospital - Reem Youssef.
Reem is the recipient of the first ever distinguished nurse award from the Dubai Healthcare City. Her career and journey is a testimony to how she defied her own personal traumas in achieving her goals. Being a nurse is a selfless profession; and her dedication shines through every word she says. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 22



Episode 22 of Women of Arabia with the Publisher of the West African Regional magazine - Rossette Aliu.
Rossette defied odds and became a journalist much against her family and society's pressure. She grew from being a journalist to starting her own publication only to focus on the growth of Africa and tell the world the real story of Africa. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 21



Episode 21 of Women of Arabia with the Managing Partner of Skill Consortium - Alison Whatnall.
Alison was in the O&G field all her life and after having kids, decided to embark on a journey of creating a co-working platform for working mom's. Catch her journey on this week's episode of Women of Arabia




Episode 20



Episode 20 of Women of Arabia with the CEO of HOD.CO - Cecilia Reinaldo.
Cecilia has been in the Real Estate world of UAE for more than 10 years and has started Home Owners Direct (HOD) as an online platform to connect owners to buyers directly eliminating the need of the middle man.




Episode 19



Episode 19 of Women of Arabia with International presenter, Moderator, TEDx speaker and UNHCR High Level Influencer - Pinky Ghelani.
Pinky is from #Kenya and uses her voice and influence to spread awareness about the plight of Women and especially refugees in Kenya. She is part of the LuQuLuQu campaign #luquluqutribe which takes ownership of shaping the future of Africa's displaced in the society.




Episode 18



Episode 18 of Women of Arabia with Author, Speaker, Award winning Radio host and Communication strategist : Anna Al Qasimi - Roberts.
Anna is an award-winning broadcaster and entrepreneur who focuses on training women (and the occasional lucky men) on how to find their voice, communicate more effectively and live their life with focus. Anna grew from being a shy introverted child to an effective communicator and now helps others reach their full potential by her coaching and mentorship programs.




Episode 17



Episode 17 of Women of Arabia with Managing Partner of FLC Marketing - Adriana Usvat.
Adriana won the prestigious 2019 Enterprising Women of the Year Award by Enterprising Women magazine. Her story and growth is one of grit, passion and dedication.




Episode 16



Episode 16 of Women of Arabia with Founder of MENA Speakers and Know Who Market - Saana Azzam.
Saana started her career as an economist and was awarded the Female Economist of the Year award in Sweden. An invitation to talk post the award led to change in careers. She started focusing on an improved state of the world through dialogue. Her expertise in the art of public speaking led her to establish MENA Speakers - the leading speaker and MC bureau in the region.




Episode 15



Episode 15 of Women of Arabia with Managing Director Splash N Bounce - Tina Mehra Joshi.
Tina was a marketing professional who marked her career growth across Europe and arriving in Dubai 10 years back, decided to utilize the lovely sunny Dubai to host pool parties for kids. This grew to a full fledged business and now a retail store in Dubai.




Episode 14



Episode 14 of Women of Arabia with Founder of Mend - Noora Al Awadi.
Mend focuses on mental awareness for anyone facing anxiety in today's world as well as focus on people with determination and people with mental disabilities. Noora has been volunteering for this cause from an early age and set up Mend to help tackle social stigma around mental health as well as give back to the society by helping the determined.




Episode 13



Episode 13 of Women of Arabia with Founder and CEO of Unwind the Grind - Samia Hasan.
Samia quit her successful marketing career to follow her life path and help young professionals and millenials see who they are and achieve what they are capable of. As a career coach, she helps them find their passion and calling, discover and leverage their strengths thereby enabling them to excel in their careers.




Episode 12



Episode 12 of Women of Arabia with Founder and Managing Director of Acorn Strategy Kate Midttun.
Being a marketing profession, Kate is passionate about marketing and started Acorn Strategy to help companies achieve meaningful result - driven marketing strategies.




Episode 11



Episode 11 of Women of Arabia with Founder and CEO of Bundle of Joy UAE - Seema Adnan.
Seema is a HR professional and a fashion consultant who decided to start a business of her own after she had a child, providing new moms with customized packages. Her diaper cakes and gift baskets are taking over social media all over UAE.




Episode 10



Tenth episode of Women of Arabia with Founder and Head of Copy of Scribe UAE - Angela Boshoff Hundal.
Angela founded Scribe UAE - Communication and copywriting agency as a platform to provide high quality content in the region. She is a children's author, journalist and much more.




Episode 9



Ninth episode of Women of Arabia with Executive Producer of Lollipop Productions - Lori Dorman.
Lori single handedly set about to create children's theatre in UAE and established Lollipop Productions 10 years ago and have entertained kids through her productions.




Episode 8



Eighth episode of Women of Arabia with Founder of Unveiled Dxb - Sabrina Salhi.
Sabrina created Unveiled DXB - the regions first exclusive ladies -only entertainment evening catering to thousands of Women like her who wanted a safe heaven to enjoy music and some laughter.




Episode 7



On Women of Arabia this week - Director Accounting and Tax of Smart Nexttech Accounting and Tax Consultants - Jaya Mathew @jayamathew88.
Jaya is known as the Vat Guru amongst her friends and clientele. She established her business while Vat was a concern in UAE and has grown from strength to strength in just a year. Catch me having a quick interview with the Vat Guru on this week's episode of Women of Arabia.




Episode 6



Fun Q&A with the woman in focus this week:
Sixth episode of Women of Arabia with Lydie Traore, Founder of Elis Boots Lydie went from a successful career as a corporate lawyer to being a mom who saw the need for breathable infant shoes in the market and set out to make that a reality.




Episode 5



Fifth episode of Women of Arabia with Seema Shetty, Vice President -Corporate Excellence, NMC Healthcare and Founding Director of BiteRite.
Seema Shetty, Vice President -Corporate Excellence, NMC Healthcare and Founding Director of BiteRite Seema's innovative amalgamation of both healthcare needs and hospitality services led her to pioneering products and services providing the perfect solution to growing public health concerns. She also believes in giving back to the community by educating young girls across India.




Episode 4



Fourth episode of Women of Arabia with Hiba Balfaqih, the Sh-EO of @thestartupfactory.
Women of Arabia with Hiba Balfaqih, the Sh-EO of @thestartupfactory.ae and The Smash Room Hiba Balfaqih @hibabalfaqih . Her positivity is contagious. Her goal is to own 20 companies by 2020 and inspire people on the way.




Episode 3



Third episode of Women of Arabia with Muby Astruc of When Shabby Meets Chic.
Muby changed the course of her life when she picked up a brush one fine day to give her new home a makeover. She believes in second chances and her life is a living example of the same.




Episode 2



Second episode of Women of Arabia with a Woman of Steel - Rupa Jha.
Rupa is the CEO of Black Swan Business Setup Services. Her story will inspire you to go for your dreams no matter what obstacles you face.




Episode 1



First episode of Women Of Arabia with the inspiring Rita Baki.
Rita is the managing partner of The Change Associates in Dubai, UAE. She practices a broad range of techniques using a combination of NLP, Reiki, EFT, hypnotherapy and coaching to help her clients achieve their goals. Rita inspires people to make change and realize that they can live the life they dream of. This is a personal endeavor from my end to bring you the inspiring stories of these women.




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