Oppressed OR Cherished? Being a Woman in the U.A.E.

Oppressed OR Cherished? Being a Woman in the U.A.E.

There are many misconceptions about the status of women in the Middle East. I hope to debunk some of these stereotypes by giving you a different perspective of women in the Middle East. Me: I'm moving to Dubai! Friend: Do you have to wear a burqa? Mainstream media plays a role in perpetuating these misconceptions instead [...]

So, Why Dubai?

So, Why Dubai?

Two years ago, I took a leave of absence from my job in Canada and decided to relocate to the Middle East. To be exact, I moved to Dubai. When most people hear "Dubai", they think of luxury cars, luxury brands, in fact, luxury everything. It's easy to imagine why a Canadian used to harsh [...]

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