Contemporary Feminisms in Lebanon: Lights in the Tunnel

Though many commentators have warned that the Arab Spring has turned into a winter, and despite the fact that many countries in the Southwestern Asian region have for the last decades witnessed continuous wars, political turmoil, economic crises, as well as the rise of extremism and the dissemination of sectarianism, the reality, in my opinion, … Continue reading Contemporary Feminisms in Lebanon: Lights in the Tunnel

Executive Women in the UAE Event on Breast Cancer Awareness

It was such a joy to meet with all these lovely ladies and accomplished women, to listen to their inspiring speeches and share our experiences.How Big is your Table was not only about hospitality and food, it was about women empowerment, leadership, solidarity and breast cancer awareness. It was about the need to own one’s … Continue reading Executive Women in the UAE Event on Breast Cancer Awareness

Because it’s 2015!

P.M. Justin Trudeau gives Canada a first cabinet with ethnically diverse ministers and an equal number of men and women, and in my home country, Lebanon, women can’t even confer their nationality to their husbands or children. As a naturalized Canadian citizen, I am proud of the gender equality under the law in the land … Continue reading Because it’s 2015!