Meet the First Hijabi Athlete on the Cover of Women’s Health Magazine

Meet the First Hijabi Athlete on the Cover of Women’s Health Magazine

By Reem Tolba

  Meet the first hijabi athlete to get featured on the cover of Women’s Health Middle East; the one and only Emirati ice skater Zahra Lari. She is the first figure skater from the United Arab Emirates to ever compete internationally.   “Women’s Health Middle East is all about showcasing some of the amazing local […]

Nike’s First Hijab for Athletes Is Finally Here

Nike’s First Hijab for Athletes Is Finally Here

  It’s finally here! Vogue Arabia has just announced that “Nike Pro Hijab” just officially landed. The global launch was highly anticipated, especially after it made its debut on Saudi designer Mashael Alrajhi’s runway during ‘Fashion Forward Dubai’ in October.   The @nike Pro Hjiab officially launched today! Get the exclusive scoop from @ibtihajmuhammad & Co. on Vogue.me […]

Saudi Arabia’s Latest Announcement Is Another Step Forward for Women

Saudi Arabia’s Latest Announcement Is Another Step Forward for Women

After the world celebrated Saudi Arabia’s latest ruling that will allow its women to drive vehicles next year, another baby step towards women’s empowerment has been made.     King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has just announced that women will be allowed entry into three sports stadiums — something that was sadly denied to […]

Nike Is Set to Launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ Line for Muslim Female Athletes

Nike Is Set to Launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ Line for Muslim Female Athletes

  As one of the biggest global sportswear brands, Nike has been working towards being more inclusive of all athletes and sports lovers around the world. Earlier this month, Swoosh officially launched its plus-size sportswear range for women. Moving forward, the company is about to release an all-new Pro Hijab line designed for Muslim female athletes.     “Nike’s […]

Why Nike’s New Middle Eastern Women’s Campaign Is Everything

Why Nike’s New Middle Eastern Women’s Campaign Is Everything

  Nike, a brand inspired by a woman herself being the Greek Goddess of Victory, has long collaborated with powerful women throughout its history. Supporting athletes, empowering women and pushing every little girl with a dream that ‘she can’ but she needs to ‘just do it’.   Their latest campaign that focuses on female Arab athletes […]

Manal Rostom Becomes the First Egyptian Woman to Complete Great Wall Marathon in China

Manal Rostom Becomes the First Egyptian Woman to Complete Great Wall Marathon in China

  Another inspiring Egyptian made history today. Manal Rostom became the first Egyptian woman to complete the Great Wall Marathon, conquering China’s most famous landmark. “I have no words right now to describe my feelings except massive thank you to everyone who has supported me and my cause,” she wrote on her Facebook page. “This […]

Nike Challenge Episode 5: Games

Nike Challenge Episode 5: Games

  In this week’s episode of Margot vs. Lily, Margot visits her super (Internet) famous gamer ex-boyfriend to help her get more subscribers by promoting her YouTube channel. Unfortunately, Margot ends up trash talking her sister, Lily, to the world. Meanwhile, some of us have hit a wall and others got back on track. Find […]

Nike Challenge Episode 5: Breaks and Breakthroughs

Nike Challenge Episode 5: Breaks and Breakthroughs

In this week’s episode of Nike Women’s Margot vs. Lily web series, Margot gets a muscle, Lily gets a friend and an entire bag of chips is eaten. Meanwhile, some Scoop Team members took breaks this week due to illness or travel opportunities, while others finally experienced breakthroughs.       Kurt: Got 161 hours of sleep […]

Nike Challenge Episode 4: No Rest For The Wicked

Nike Challenge Episode 4: No Rest For The Wicked

In this week’s episode of Nike Women’s Margot vs Lily, Margot gets an internet troll and realizes all the horrible stuff Lily has to put up with as a vlogger and Lily loses Vivian as a friend. Will they be able to get back on their feet again and be #BetterForIt, or will they fail? Meanwhile, […]

Nike Challenge Episode 3: No Motivation In Sight

Nike Challenge Episode 3: No Motivation In Sight

We’re three episodes into Nike Women’s web series Margot vs Lily and it seems that last week’s slow start has continued, with sluggish results all around. In episode three, Margot tries a sexier new strategy for her fitness show, while Lily blurs the lines between friendship and fitness. Still, they don’t seem to be anywhere near […]