In this Issue
This issue is dedicated to the energetic and creative women of the Arabian Gulf Region. We introduce you to pioneers across different industries, women who are inspirational not only to other women, but also to men.
The Godmother of the UAE’s mobile businesses
Sekka meets with Emirati entrepreneur Alia Al Mazrouei, the Godmother of the UAE’s mobile businesses.
Amal Murad : The UAE’s first female parkour trainer
Amal Murad speaks about being the first Emirati female parkour trainer, and what working out should mean for women.
Arts and Culture
Will Khaleejis still be Khaleejis without their noses?
In the Arabian Peninsula, there were desired beauty standards that women aspired to, and that men looked for in women.
Is dancing in public on the rise in Kuwait?
Kuwait’s salsa aficionados tend to be in their early 20s or 30s and are a mix of locals and expats.
Khaleeji women: Fake it till you make it
One psychological hurdle faced by pioneering women is termed “imposter syndrome” or “imposterism”.
Wakan Village: The perfect place to experience spring in the Gulf
February and March are the best times to visit Wakan and witness the apricot blossoming season.