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Dina Hashish


Dina is an orthodontist with a passion for writing and blogging that surpasses the joy of straightening teeth. Her book blog “Closet nerd book club” promotes the work of young aspiring Egyptian authors. Her life’s guilty pleasure is tacky reality TV shows and the two addictions that have taken over her life are Game of Thrones and Perez Hilton.

Tween Brand ‘Justice’ Celebrates Diversity with a Hijabi Model

Tween Brand ‘Justice’ Celebrates Diversity with a Hijabi Model

  With hijabi models rocking Yeezy’s runway and Anniesa Hasibuan’s dresses at New York Fashion Week, the veil that was once a taboo in the Western world is now celebrated. Ohio-based tween brand, Justice, just announced its latest theme “See Yourself in Justice.”   With over 900 Justice stores around the world, including the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, […]

Egypt’s Pharmacists Syndicate Warns RH Negative Pregnant Women From Fake RhoGAM Shots

Egypt’s Pharmacists Syndicate Warns RH Negative Pregnant Women From Fake RhoGAM Shots

  If you follow any Facebook group for mothers on Egypt’s social media, one thing you must’ve noticed that pregnant women are wondering where they can find the RhoGAM shot. If you’re not pregnant or a woman, then this must be the first time you’ve ever heard about this, so allow us to enlighten you […]

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

  As much as the overall impression of Egypt’s economy does not carry any optimistic vibes, a recent report says otherwise. PwC released a report that studies the economies of different countries and suggest the biggest and most powerful ones in 33 yeas.   “The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?” ranked 32 […]

Magda Malek Becomes First EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot

Magda Malek Becomes First EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot

  Women are taking over the world. From mechanics, ministers and chefs to Nobel-prize winners, astronauts and now Egyptian pilots. Magda Malek, actor Ahmed Malek’s sister, is making headlines today for the most impressive reason.     Malek has just been announced as the first ever EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot. According to Youm7, Malek is a […]

MasterCard’s Love Index Shows Valentine’s Spending Habits in the Middle East

MasterCard’s Love Index Shows Valentine’s Spending Habits in the Middle East

  It is Valentine’s Day, and everywhere we go someone is buying a gift. A lot of money is being spent as you read this, and it is not only on gifts for loved ones, single people are also spoiling themselves. The annual MasterCard love index, an analysis of payment card transactions over a three-year period, was […]

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

  In the latest movement supporting cancer survivors, The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt (BCFE), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Novartis Pharma organized a hopeful and uplifting two-day event. The survivors got a chance to share their experiences while facing the disease and spread hope among other patients.     The feedback was remarkable. Yasmine, […]

Horrific Video Shows Dog Poisoned and Tortured in Cairo University

Horrific Video Shows Dog Poisoned and Tortured in Cairo University

Posted by ‎CART "Cairo animals Rescue Team" الجمعيه المصريه لإنقاذ الحيوان‎ on Thursday, February 9, 2017   Animal abuse has been a major issue in Egypt’s streets for as long as we can remember. From horses and donkeys being beaten up with sticks, to kids abusing street cats and dogs for fun, a zoo with starving […]

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

  Following the tragic incident of the Russian passenger jet in October 2015, the South Sinai governorate of Egypt has been declared unsafe for tourists in European countries. Last Thursday, the travel ban has been lifted from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.   According to Egypt Independent, Mohamed al-Hassanein, Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce’s member, said […]

Dubai Foundation Uses Instagram Stories to Raise Domestic Abuse Awareness

Dubai Foundation Uses Instagram Stories to Raise Domestic Abuse Awareness

It is always exciting and rather mind-blowing when we find smartly embedded messages in our everyday social media tools. Going through your Instagram stories, the last thing you’d expect to find is a smart campaign against domestic violence.   Dubai Foundation for Women & Children joined forces with FP7/McCann Dubai and the results are quite impressive. […]

Amina Khalil Shares Inspiring Story About Body Shaming at TEDx Cairo Women

Amina Khalil Shares Inspiring Story About Body Shaming at TEDx Cairo Women

  When you think of Ramadan’s pretty woman, our renowned Nazly of Grand Hotel, the stunning actress Amina Khalil, body shaming is the last thing that might cross your mind. Apparently, we’re wrong. At TEDx Cairo Women’s event last month, Khalil took the stage to share her inspiring story with her acting career and body acceptance. […]

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