Industry

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

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

Medical Matters for Women

My name is Badenan Ibrahim Fathulla. I am originally from Kurdistan and have spent much of my working life in Baghdad. I am currently working as a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Royal Free Teaching Hospital

Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015

By Samar Rassam-Whitticombe, CEO of Somer Industrial Projects (SIP) As we wave goodbye to 2014, I am reminded of all the superb achievements of the last 12 months. The ever-changing shifts in the international socio-political scene have

Nina goes Off the Grid and Into Action

  Jane North, Board Member for the Permaculture Research, entrepreneur and expert, explores why plugging into green tech is the way forward for Iraq.   ‘Green Technology’ refers to environmentally based systems that replace the burning of

Working Partners Nina: Managing an all-male team for GE

By Duraid Adnan   An inclusive working environment is one where everyone feels valued. Individual relationships are of course at the heart of positive partnerships, but the employer must also foster an environment that supports collaboration –

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.

Smoking – the new form of self-expression for teenage girls in Iraq?

Nidal Asha is a journalist and lawyer. Based in Iraq she supports several NGOs with her expertise. She explores the increasing fascination with smoking for girls in Iraq. Smoking of all sorts has recently spread among young

Oil and Gas Industry Perspectives: Opportunity Despite Adversity!

Oil and Gas Insights By Samar Rassam-Whitticombe, CEO of Somer Industrial Projects (SIP), I was fortunate to be able to attend all three of Nina’s launches – in London, Sweden and the final one in June which

You Can Go Green Too!

Uns Baban is a globally respected architect with her main practice based in Jordan http://www.uns-design.com. Uns is also an educator and has projects spanning both sides of the Atlantic. Passionate about clean and elegant design, she believes