Real women

Women at the Helm

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It takes guts and gumption to forge your own path. But for these women, making the hard calls is all in a day’s work. Yasmeen Maqbool and Sharon Carvalho sat down with some of the most powerful women in the country to find out what it takes to run your own business Fatma Buti Al…

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In the Driver’s Seat

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Taxi driver Zamarrud Parveen is one of the growing tribe of women who are taking a different route to empowerment. By Anindita Ghosh The next time you book an Uber in Delhi, don’t be surprised if you find 22-year-old Zamarrud Parveen in the driver’s seat. This BA student from Jamia Milia Islamia has been at…

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A Model Village

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I wait in the Ritz Carlton lobby to meet up with Chetna at the Annual Global Women in Leadership Economic Forum 2016 held in Dubai recently. As she approaches me in a lilac pink saree paired with traditionally designed earrings, she exchanges pleasantries in a soft voice and holds my hand with a touch so…

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The Red Carpet Girl

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It all began with an impromptu slap almost four years ago. One that had Leonardo DiCaprio on the receiving end with Martin Scorsese in the room. The reaction? Resounding laughter and a breakthrough role in the Hollywood film industry as Jordan Belfort’s second wife, Naomi Lapaglia. At 26, Margot Robbie has stormed onto the silver…

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School’s in Session

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Roshni Mukherjee quit a lucrative corporate job to provide free online lessons to India’s least served children. Shilpa Sharma met the teacher of the year ‘‘Why should quality education be the right of only those who can afford it” asks Roshni Mukherjee, one of 100 women who received the Women Achievers Award from the Ministry…

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The Spirit of Service

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If age is but a number, the number of memories you create, highlight a life well lived. Your enthusiasm and zest for life determines how much of a difference you have made in your life and in the lives of others. Manju Ramanan meets Bubbles Kandhari who refuses to take solo credit for Young Hearts,…

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An Equal Game

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On the eve of the 2016 session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, activists from around the world gathered to discuss critical issues at the 8th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy. This annual conference, which has garnered wide spread acclaim, brings heroes, diplomats, journalists and other leaders under one roof to testify…

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All Eyes on Jennifer Aniston

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She is firmly entrenched in ‘Top Earning Actress’ territory. She is an award winning actor, producer, model and spokesperson. She is also a philanthropist and an avid supporter of numerous charity organisation. But despite all of her accomplishments, and when all is said and done, when it comes to love and the infamous ‘Brangelina’, Jennifer…

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Wi(n)gs of Hope

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While checking out the latest hair trends, have you ever paused to think about those who may have lost theirs to chemotherapy? Would you gear up to give all you have for the cause? Well, if only in each of us was a little of what Premi Mathews, founder of Protect Your Mom campaign and…

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The Love in Music

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At 47, Gwen Stefani probably didn’t think she’d be where she is now. But instead of letting the breakdown of her 13-year marriage devastate her, she threw herself back into work and emerged victorious. With a new album under her belt, a cosmetic collaboration with Urban Decay and as a voice in the upcoming animated…

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Inspirational Women in Dubai, UAE, Middle East and Around the World

The importance of a woman’s role in society, politics, education, and business has garnered growing recognition and emphasis in recent years.

Femina Middle East magazine continues to carry the torch of women empowerment and strives to keep the fire of this movement burning by turning the spotlight on stories of real women who are furthering female empowerment locally and abroad, from successful entrepreneurs to influencers.

Stories of Successful Business Women and More

The creative and analytical minds from Saffron Media Works work relentlessly on finding and sharing stories of women empowerment in Dubai, the UAE, Middle East, and overseas to serve as a beacon of inspiration for other members of the female population.

Femina Middle East features the life of successful business women, female artists, musicians, educators, and other professionals and personalities who embody the modern empowered woman in Dubai, the UAE, Middle East and abroad.

Saffron Media Works publishes articles on the life of these successful, accomplished women entrepreneurs and business professionals to inspire ladies from all walks of life – young or experienced, single or married, working or staying at home.

We understand the challenges that the contemporary female population face every day, and that is why we want to provide them with a medium where they can draw courage, empowerment, and aspiration to bring about change in their lives and influence the people around them.

Specially for the Female Audience

In addition to features about women entrepreneurs, Femina MidEast also includes the latest updates on fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and other issues that the modern woman in Dubai ,UAE, Middle East can relate to.

Essentially, we work to bring the most useful and practical information within the reach of the members of the female population – entrepreneurs, professionals, students, homemakers, and more – and give them the power to decide and live the life they want to lead.

If you want to know more about our stories, you may explore our website for previously published articles. You may also follow us on social media to get the latest updates on our stories, features, and events.

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