• Embracing the Uphills

    Embracing the Uphills By Dalia Kaikashraw Like most of the professionals around the world, I work 5 days a week and over 8 hours a day. Unlike most, instead of sleeping in on the weekends, my routine is waking up at 5 am to get ready and head to the
  • Hopscotch Heroes

    This article has been first published at Hopscoth and is been republished with their consent… Hopscotch.ae was set up in April 2016 by Helen McGuire as the first platform to source flexible work for women in the MENA region.  It has since expanded to offer initiatives, training and coaching
  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

    It gives me immense pleasure in announcing the appointment of Nina’s new Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Sandra Phelps. There is no doubt in my mind that Sandra will add tremendous value and will be a huge asset to Team Nina. With her wealth of experience, devotion and dedication, Nina’s lull in

Forget the Donations, Stupid”: New dynamics in funding the reconstruction of Iraq

By AHMED TABAQCHALI This article was originally published in the Marsh to Mountain blog SUMMARY In the months following the Kuwait Conference a sea change has taken place in Iraq’s financial health that has yet to be reflected

Embracing the Uphills

Embracing the Uphills By Dalia Kaikashraw Like most of the professionals around the world, I work 5 days a week and over 8 hours a day. Unlike most, instead of sleeping in on the weekends, my routine is

The Long Term Plan for Iraq

By Samar Whitticombe The Long Term Plan for Iraq Since my last article the major development is the battle of retaking Mosul from ISIS.  The discussion can now turn from war to the subjects of construction, repairing

Free coaching for Nina readers

Nina is grateful to have been gifted 3 hours every month of free coaching for its readers; please read below if you would like to benefit from this offer or to know why it is good to be

Hopscotch Heroes

This article has been first published at Hopscoth and is been republished with their consent… Hopscotch.ae was set up in April 2016 by Helen McGuire as the first platform to source flexible work for women in the

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

It gives me immense pleasure in announcing the appointment of Nina’s new Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Sandra Phelps. There is no doubt in my mind that Sandra will add tremendous value and will be a huge asset to Team

Recognising Yanar Mohammad on International Women’s Day.

By Simona Testa Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Nina recognises the important contribution of women to Iraqi progress throughout history and in the present

A Call for Protection over Patriarchy

By Tamanna Yasmin. The ISIS invasion and ensuing crisis has led to the displacement of millions and it is the women who are suffering the most. Women in Iraq are facing more turmoil than they have in many

The Lost Middle

There is a famous Arabic saying that basically means the best of things lies in the middle. It makes sense, right? The middle is where you find moderation, compromise, and solutions that satisfy all parties to some

Iraq 2017 – United We Stand, Divided We Fall

By Samar Rassam I think you might all agree that 2016 has been a challenging year in general as well as in the oil and gas Industry. May I take this opportunity to wish you all Season’s