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 [...]

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Dubai Fashion: A Simple Guide

Dubai Fashion: A Simple Guide

So, you're moving to the Middle East, and you're probably asking yourself, "What do I wear?" Many people outside of Dubai think that the entire Middle East is like Saudi Arabia, where all women must cover up all the time. Based on my limited experience from family trips to Egypt, and the handbook my company in [...]