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How to Create a Standout CV – My ‘Top Tips’

by Jenny Durgan When I thought about what I could write an article about for Nina I knew I wanted to provide some help and impart knowledge I have learned from my work experience so far. I

Nina-Iraq, the’ Next Billion’ and the Power of Inclusive Prosperity

By Madeleine White “Emerging markets will be a driving force in sustainable economic growth. If civil society is fully and inclusively engaged in the economy, the significant population growth rate will lead to greater consumption and therefore

Women in Islam – A Fair Share of any Inheritance

Regular contributor and Islamic finance expert Dr Natalie Schoon, examines inheritance rights for women in Islam. At a time when women generally had little to no rights, the Quran introduced equality between genders. Women were not owned by their

Dear Nina, can you support a production about the problem for women after displacement in a theatrical performance?

Dear Nina,  We are a theatre group of displaced Christians from Nineveh, Mosul. Can you sponsor and support a production about the problem for women after displacement in a theatrical performance? Our goal is to put the

The ‘Man Thing’: why seizing the opportunity to celebrate women in Science matters

  by Karima H’mimsa 100 years ago Albert Einstein revealed his General Theory of Relativity.  2015 is therefore the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of E=mc^2.  Coupled with the 17th L’Oréal -UNESCO “For Women in Science ”

Mirvett Al Hussaini  – creating success from the rubble of chaos

by Abdulaziz Mohammed Yunus, Cairo Creating success when working within a supportive environment is to be admired; sustaining this success in an environment that seems to offer nothing but obstacles, is trailblazing ­- something that needs to

Studying Abroad – A Wonderful Journey

By Nour Hamed It was around noon when my flight arrived at College Station TX – my home for the next two years as a graduate student at Texas A&M University. After a long flight from Baghdad,

A Brave New Iraq – a Moment in Time with Mais Abousy

Mais Abousy, an Iraqi-born US citizen and Attorney-Advisor to the U.S. Department of Commerce, shares some universal truths with Nina Magazine’s co-founder Madeleine White. In order to build sustainable long-term economic growth in Iraq we need to

How do you see your Future Environment?

Iraqi Intelligent Systems Engineer Muna Hamdi  wants Nina readers to participate in discussions around how we want our future environment to develop. Muna launched IMobility: Future Vision’ in 2009; membership is now in the thousands and spans

Gender as a strength – navigating my career (so far) in a man’s world

by Judith Jackson As a UK born and UK educated woman, whose formative teenage years were in the later part of the nineteen-nineties, I took for granted that gender was a convenient means to describe my anatomical