Role Model

Ice Princess in a Hijab

Her dream took over her entire being. At the young age of 11, she knew she wanted to skate on ice and make it her life. The Emirati professional figure skater Zahra Fadhel Lari aims to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang, South Korea. She tells Yasmeen Maqbool why it’s important for her to…

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We Spend! We need to Save!

“We don’t have the culture of saving in the UAE, we have the culture of spending. We have to learn to save,” says Huda Abdalla, Executive VP, Head of Emirati Customer Propositions, First Gulf Bank. Her day starts at 5 am and ends by 10 pm daily – commuting between Sharjah and Abu Dhabi driving…

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