Sheraa sets the stage for global experts and influential changemakers  at 4th Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival

Bodour Al Qasimi: There is a need now more than ever to develop a new entrepreneurial culture that harnesses socially driven ideas to create high-impact, scalable solutions The 5-day virtual festival has been made free-to-attend for all as a show of solidarity amid Covid-19 Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) is bringing together globally-renowned experts, entrepreneurs, ecosystem leaders and influential changemakers for the 4th annual edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF), which goes fully online this year to enlighten and inspire young changemakers passionate about solving challenges and leaving their mark…

Sharjah Girl Guides hone art, craft and advocacy skills at virtual workshops in October

مفوضية مرشدات الشارقة تنمي الخيال الإبداعي

Sharjah Girl Guide (SGG) members learnt the art of watercolour painting, made handicrafts, honed their advocacy and social skills, and picked up on essentials of entrepreneurship in a series of online workshops SGG organised for them in October. Held on October 8, ‘Clay creation’ in which Guides (11 – 14 years) and Senior Guides (15 – 18 years) participated, was a step-by-step tutorial by art teacher Maha Al Sharif who taught the girls the basics of preparing clay to make various objects. As a test piece, the girls combined clay…

Badiri Academy convenes experts to inform businesses

on ways to elevate their digital strategy amid Covid-19 Entrepreneurs and businesspersons learn the art of surviving in the online marketplace at a virtual discussion by Sharjah-based Badiri Education and Capacity Development Academy   In the wake of the novel Coronavirus pandemic, businesses worldwide have been experiencing an unprecedented level of digital activation. To aid entrepreneurs and businesspersons in leveraging digital platforms to expand their businesses, Badiri Education and Development Academy, the education and capacity building arm of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), in partnership with American University of Sharjah,…

Sharjah Ladies Club celebrates Pink October

Sharjah Ladies Club celebrates Pink October

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): In conjunction with the global breast cancer awareness month, which is marked in October every year, Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) announced a series of activities to raise women’s health awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection and treatment. Some activities are held at the club’s premises and others are held online to encourage women to follow a healthy lifestyle, which is a key component to prevent diseases. The Club will be collaborating with the Pink Caravan, an initiative by Friends of Cancer…

During her visit to “Wild Arab West”

هالة بدري تؤكد على التزام “دبي للثقافة” بتشجيع الطاقات المبدعة

Hala Badri confirms the commitment of “Dubai Culture” to encourage the creative energies in the emirate Creative and purposeful products contribute to achieving the advancement of societies and creating spaces for understanding between cultures The visit is in line with the priority of the updated strategy roadmap for “Dubai Culture” in supporting talents and encouraging them to communicate and create. An innovative initiative that meets Dubai’s trends to build bridges for a true rapprochement between cultures, based on creativity In support of the role played by the Dubai Design District…

Everything you need to know about fashion, e-commerce, and COVID-19

الموضة والتجارة الإلكترونية و “كوفيد – 19”

The genesis of the fashion world dates to as far back as 1826. But today, fashion is more than just about clothing. It represents one’s individuality, personality and beliefs, and their actual presence. The industry has seen its share of all-highs and lows, profits and losses, and the ins and outs, yet it is still one of the most desirable industries globally to work in. However, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus shook it at its core. The world saw a sudden halt following the pandemic, and fashion, as one…

Sharjah Girl Guides tour their emirate’s treasure troves of history and culture from the comfort of home 

Sharjah Girl Guides tour their emirate’s treasure troves

Members ‘visit’ Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah Aquarium Museum and Wasit Wetland Centre to learn about Sharjah’s culture, marine treasures and conservation efforts In a novel approach to engaging young learners while abiding physical distancing norms to restrict the spread of the Covid-19 virus, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) has held a series of virtual educational workshop tours in September for its cadre of Brownies, Guides and Senior Guides. Organised on SGG’s Instagram account, these digital tours sought to inculcate an interest in their members about Sharjah’s culture, heritage, natural…

UAE-based Clean Beauty Retailer Powder.ae launches in Saudi Arabia

موقع التجميل “باودر” يعلن انطلاقته الرسمية في المملكة العربية السعودية

Saudi Arabian shoppers will now be able to shop on powder.ae as more consumers across the GCC bet on clean and sustainable beauty Powder, the region’s clean beauty destination, is launching its online shopping platform in Saudi Arabia on September 23rd, coinciding with Saudi National Day. Powder launched in the UAE in 2018 to offer customers access to the best products in skincare, haircare, and wellness, as well as luxurious, clean cosmetics, with the intention of enhancing, rather than concealing, one’s natural beauty. “Our purpose is to help our customers…

GE Volunteers help stranded workers return home with ‘Take Me Home’ campaign

حملة “جنرال إلكتريك العودة إلى الوطن

GE Volunteers have launched the #GEVTake Me Home campaign to support the repatriation of workers stranded in the UAE following the COVID-19 pandemic. News reports have highlighted the plight of thousands of blue-collar workers in the region, many of them without work, housing, or a way to return to their home countries due to the pandemic. To support the repatriation of those who wish to return home, GE Volunteers launched the campaign to help the workers reunite with their families in their home countries. To date, the initiative has helped…

Sharjah Ladies Club Promotes Healthy Living, by Celebrating World Wellness Weekend

Sharjah Ladies Club Promotes Healthy Living, by Celebrating World Wellness Weekend

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): With World Wellness Weekend due to be celebrated on the 19th and 20th of September, Sharjah Ladies Club announced that they will be participating in the event for the second time with a range of both physical and virtual activities. Sharjah Ladies Club aims to bring women towards one goal by empowering and inspiring them to lead a healthier lifestyle, as well as providing opportunities to develop their skills and relax in world-class facilities while taking all safety precautions. Now in its fourth year, World…