Sexual Harassment: Fact not Fiction

  By Karima H’mimsa As a female employee working in an international environment, I am intrigued that even in 2014 issues around leadership, flexibility in working hours and sexual harassment are able to impact women in the

Mawada – a promise of hope from a new generation of women in Iraq

By Lemya “Mawada”, a group of young Iraqi ladies, most of them college students with some from high school, have developed a new concept of voluntary and charity work. Refusing to just helplessly watch the unfolding crisis

Hana Sadeq: Every Iraqi Women should have a Statue

By Sana Bekki I met with Hana Sadeq, the Ambassador of the Arab fashion in Amman. Honoured by one of the world’s fashion capitals, Rome, as the “Ambassador of Arabic fashion”, Hana is the first designer to

Nina’s Poem – Celebrating Nina 2, out December 5th

Nina’s poem was written by Editor in Chief Madeleine White  in order to celebrate a united vision of  Nina’s relevance and future.   Nina Nina is timeless and placeless But holds also the heart of Iraq, A place for

Building Blocks for Life: Endurance, Strength and Hope

by Karima “After all, seasons change. So do cities. People come into your life and people go. But it’s comforting to know the ones you love are always in your heart and if you’re very lucky, a

Nina Magazine: A Milestone to Women’s and Community Empowerment across the World

By Irene Montes It was a cold crisp November morning when I arrived at the Berns Hotel, located in the city of Stockholm, Sweden, commonly known as the Venice of the North.  This is where the 8th

My Path to Career Growth

by Elaine Bagshawe I am 28 years old and work in London, England and wanted to share my path to career growth with Nina readers along with some top tips I discovered along the way. I started working at the

Iraq’s First Female Goodwill Ambassador: Making my Voice reach the Farthest Corners of the Earth

  Me’aad Hussein Sahar addresses women through “Nina” in this interview with Sana Bekki, telling us to: Always be proud to be an Iraqi woman. Me’aad is the first Iraqi woman to be recognized as a “Goodwill Ambassador”

Change and the New Way‎ Forward 

  By Samar Rassam-Whitticombe, CEO of Somer Industrial Projects (SIP) My focus this issue is two-fold; firstly political stability and secondly the creation of a sustainable, successful private sector to promote a positive business and physical environment.

Nina – how did we get our name?

by Hayder Al-Fayhan Nina is one of the names of Goddess “Inana”, representing fertility, beauty and love to the ancient people of Mesopotamia. The Goddess appeared for the first time in the lands of “Sumer” 5,000 years ago. She was