A Lebanese in Singapore

A Lebanese in Singapore

December 28, 2016

I traveled to Singapore last month with my EMBA class for a one week seminar. This was my second time to the country and a serious eye opener. Imagine 40 Lebanese landing in Singapore. I don’t know who experienced more of a culture [...]

How to dress like an everyday princess

How to dress like an everyday princess

December 6, 2016

It’s all Disney’s fault. Every little girl dreams of being a princess one day. I even dressed up as a princess for Halloween three years in a row, until the day my mom got fed up and told me it was time to get a new costume. I was [...]

Never stop learning

Never stop learning

November 16, 2016

“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein That’s probably the only thing I have in common with Einstein. I’m curious as hell. About everything. If I hear something for [...]

Things only an only child would understand

Things only an only child would understand

October 25, 2016

We’re not spoiled brats. Well, not all of us at least. Some of my friends with siblings are way brattier and more selfish than one could imagine. Our parents tend to be slightly overbearing and overprotective. Of course, all parents [...]

The city that refuses to die

The city that refuses to die

October 14, 2016

Beirut is known to be the city of contrasts. I travel so often to Lebanon that I honestly no longer notice the disparity. My Greek colleague brought this to my attention when he travelled to Beirut for the very first time a couple of [...]

Going grunge

Going grunge

September 20, 2016

I’m sure you’ve noticed the recent choker trend; everyone and their grandmother seems to be sporting one. It’s not a coincidence. Punk fever is back from the 90’s; you can finally take out your combat books and [...]

Designing social change

Designing social change

September 11, 2016

For those who don’t know me, I’m Lebanese (both my parents are Lebanese) and I grew up in Montreal, Canada. My parents raised me to be very close to my roots, especially in terms of values and lifestyle, yet our Canadian [...]

The last time I wore these it was 1994

The last time I wore these it was 1994

August 31, 2016

I’m always told I have a classic sense of style. Whatever that means. I like to think of myself (unfortunately) as a “play it safe” with fashion kind of gal. I basically know what looks good on me, what flatters my [...]

Dancing queen – not exactly seventeen

Dancing queen – not exactly seventeen

July 27, 2016

If only. If only I had started dancing at a younger age! I would be a rockstar by now. I would be twirling around in tiny dance outfits all over the ballroom dance floor, with a lean rock-hard body, probably teaching others how to [...]

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