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A message of hope and support from Suleimania on International Women’s Day 2015

Key stakeholders, including the Municipality of Suleimania, the University of Suleimania, Chamber Trade Sweden, Nina Magazine  and many others sent a strong message of collaboration and support to all Iraqi women on March 8th Women’s Day. A

Beginners Guide: How To Invest Your Money In Stocks – Part 1

By Guy  Norman I believe that stocks are the best tool for the long term investor. So, in a series of articles for Nina I hope to create an effective guide for those of you who are

Iraq, March 3rd, 2015: Council of Ministers urges a quota of leadership positions for women

Iraqi Council of Ministries had held its ninth regular session for the year 2015 in Baghdad (Tuesday, March 3, 2015) under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al Abadi. The following decision was issued by the Council:

Dear Nina,

Dear Nina, I am lost. Ever since childhood I have always dreamed of becoming an architect. It was the passion of my life. However, during my first semester I discovered that in order to be an architect

Financial Stability

Regular contributor and Islamic finance expert Dr Natalie Schoon, examines the importance of financial stability. Previously we looked at the rather dull but necessary subjects of budgeting and saving. Even though we would all much rather think about fun

Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace

By Mashal Kadri I started working at Accenture last fall. In our very first week, we were given a talk on the importance of prioritizing our health and wellbeing. As a part of this, the moderator asked

Nina Reaches for the Sky with Faruk Mustafa Rasool

The Iraqi billionaire industrialist shares the secret of his success – Women’s Economic Empowerment! We had risen early and were driving from Erbil through the mountains to Suli, welcomed by a glorious dawn. I had arrived from

International Women’s Day Event in Iraq:  Present Reality, Future Hope

Nina Magazine is delighted to be playing a pivotal role in Iraq’s International Women’s Day Celebrations as media partner. Hosted in the Grand Millennium Hotel in Suleimania on 7-8th March, over 300 delegates from across Iraq and

Dear Nina – I have an idea for a children’s book, how do I go about publishing?

I am  based in Baghdad and have recently turned 40. Following this landmark birthday I want to turn my dream of  writing children stories into a reality.  I wonder if you could help me understand the whole process

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,