AUrate: Meet the Female Business Moguls Behind the Ethical Gold Jewelry Brand

AUrate: Meet the Female Business Moguls Behind the Ethical Gold Jewelry Brand

Female entrepreneurs have been on the rise recently, and it has become truly inspirational for young women to witness this rise. Several female entrepreneurs are building and launching brands from scratch, and we are truly lucky to be alive to get to witness this.     Examples of females becoming moguls, matriarchs, business owners, and […]

Huda Beauty Makes It on the Forbes Top Influencers List

Huda Beauty Makes It on the Forbes Top Influencers List

  Admit it, whether you’re a guy or a girl, into makeup or not, you must’ve spent hours on YouTube watching those so-called beauty gurus and tried to imitate their makeup skills but failed miserably. I, for one, am not ashamed to admit that I do spend countless hours watching these videos, and being Arab, […]

From Italy Through Egypt: KEMET Takes over the Greek Campus with Milan Design School IED

From Italy Through Egypt: KEMET Takes over the Greek Campus with Milan Design School IED

  Over the last few years, Egypt has seen so many brilliant talents. From upcoming designers that are taking over the fashion world to creative entrepreneurs that are bound to reshape how we see business in the region, and so much more. KEMET, a pioneering institute in Cairo and the Middle East that works on […]

These 8 Men Have as Much Money as Half of the World’s Population

These 8 Men Have as Much Money as Half of the World’s Population

  Eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam have said in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top.   Oxfam added that it was “beyond grotesque” that a handful of rich men are worth $426bn, equivalent to the wealth […]

The Four Most Powerful Arab Women in the World

The Four Most Powerful Arab Women in the World

A few days ago, Forbes magazine released their 2015 list of 100 Most Powerful Women. Along with some of the most influential women of our time, such as Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Angelina Jolie, four incredible Arabs made it to the list and here’s why:     Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi – […]

Why Mazen Helmy Is an Entrepreneur to Watch

Why Mazen Helmy Is an Entrepreneur to Watch

Dubbed a “prodigy” by Forbes in their recent “30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa” article, Mazen Helmy is no doubt a figure to watch. The business magazine wrote: “27 year-old Mazen Helmy is the founder of The District, one of the first co-working spaces in Egypt and one of the few in the region. […]

Zara Co-founder Rosalia Mera, Dead at 69

Rosalia Mera, co-founder of the high street fashion chain Zara and the richest woman in Spain, has died from a stroke at the age of 69. Mera and her ex husband, Armancio Ortega, who was listed as the world’s third richest person by Forbes, opened their first Zara store in 1975. We all know what […]