Articles

Feminists Inshallah!

By Karima H’mimsa Back from my holidays with my family, I was chatting with my friend Gulhan about my time at Riad Kheirredine in Marrakech where I had an amazing stay.  Showing her the pictures on the

Unlocking the Untapped Potential: The Impact of Women’s Economic Empowerment on Socio-Economic Welfare

by Athena Sharma I am a passionate feminist and advocate for gender equality and these ideals have been ingrained in me from an early age. Growing up with a single mother in India, which is still a

Moving to the Cloud

By Shatakshi Singhania, with support from Siddharth Bishnoi “Moving to the cloud” was a phrase found only in fairy tales just two decades ago. Today, however, it refers to the use of servers, storage and other tools

The Importance of Civic Engagement

by Christina Bache Fidan We live in a more globalized and interconnected world through the use of technology yet, we are often disconnected from the policy decisions that impact our lives. Since governments do not have the

Keeping Iraq’s Oil Flowing

Accenture Oil and Gas consultant Waleed Kamhieh explores an overshadowed success story In June 2015, Iraq produced an average of 3.19 mm bbpd (million barrels per day), the highest level of production since 1980, and it has

Nina meets Nadje

Professor of Gender Studies at SOAS University of London, author of two books, co-founder of Act Together: Women’s Action on Iraq, Nadje Al-Ali, talks to young writer Yorva Tsiakara about the way Iraqi women have inspired not

The Bridge Children

By Nour Hamed Two years ago, I started my current job. To get there I have to cross the same bridge every day. That bridge is always crowded. Sometimes, it can take me up two hours to

Exploring leadership – the role of business as an enabler for social change

by Madeleine White The GDP growth of emerging markets is outstripping that of the developed world with  natural resources in particular, offer real opportunity. The Middle East Congress held in London earlier this year cited the region’s

Who is right? – A Question of Religion

By Nour Hamed In our daily life, we often argue about simple stuff like the best food, the nicest color, the cutest haircut for the season, etc., or about complicated issues like the 2008 economic crisis or

Interview with H.E. Ambassador of Japan to Iraq, Mr. Kazuya Nashida

 By: Lemya Ayub   It is 2:00 pm Monday afternoon. I have been preparing my questions and kind of know what to expect, however, I am also slightly nervous at the time frame of the meeting, simply