Interview

InterviewOctober 16, 2017

Speaking Out Loud: Afra Atiq (@a_afra) Ignites the Stage with Poetry

Reem Al Suwaidi (@LumeiRee)

Reem Al Suwaidi (@LumeiRee)

Column: Habillez-Moi (which means “dress me” in French)
Reem is a fashion fanatic. She used her talents of critiquing to start a blog called “We Voice Fashion” along with a partner that shares her views on the world of fashion and design. Through her column, she likes to explore fashion in a philosophical way at times.
http://wevoicefashion.com
Reem Al Suwaidi (@LumeiRee)

Reading Time: 4 minutesInterview with the Emirati Spoken Word Poet Afra Atiq to learn about her process in writing her poetry and performing it. Afra Atiq has just concluded her performance for Literaturhaus, a program launched by Al-Serkal Avenue at Nadi Al-Quoz that features an array of authors. It is one of the many stages Atiq has been

InterviewJanuary 10, 2017

Interview with Abdullah Al Mulla, Co-Owner of @Home_Bakery

Mariam Khalifa (@thesleepwriter)

Mariam Khalifa is a senior student at Zayed Univeristy, majoring in International Studies, and specializing in Culture and Society. Her hobbies include writing short stories, poems, and photography. She is interested in all topics relating to culture, society, art, and lifestyle.

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Reading Time: 6 minutesInterview in brief: Abdullah Al Mulla, the co-founder of Home Bakery, tells us about the development of Home Bakery from a home business into a successful cafe, and his experience with managing an F&B business. Read on to know more about Abdullah and Home Bakery café. Sail: Tell us about the beginnings of Home Bakery;

InterviewJanuary 5, 2017

Interview with Nawal Al Nuaimi Owner of @paperfiguae

Mariam Khalifa (@thesleepwriter)

Mariam Khalifa is a senior student at Zayed Univeristy, majoring in International Studies, and specializing in Culture and Society. Her hobbies include writing short stories, poems, and photography. She is interested in all topics relating to culture, society, art, and lifestyle.

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Reading Time: 6 minutesHere is the story behind Sharjah’s sweet retreat, Paper Fig. Read on to know more about the café and to get business inspiration from its bright owner, Nawal Al Nuaimi. Sail: When did your passion for eating pastries start? Nawal: It started when I was just a child. Every day, my mother would make us

InterviewFebruary 14, 2016

10 Q&A With Inspirational Women of the UAE – Atheer Bin Shakar (@Atheer_aShaker)

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Column: Musings of An Entrepreneur

Sidiqa is 25 years old and is half-Emirati and half-Pakistani. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the American University of Sharjah and a Master’s degree in Conflict Prevention, Sustainable Peace, and Security from the University of Durham in the UK. Sidiqa owns and manages the boutique-café concept store “Spontiphoria” in Wasl Square, Jumeirah.
Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

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Reading Time: 4 minutesAtheer bin Shaker is 26 years old and has a Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Media from Zayed University.

InterviewNovember 13, 2015

Inspirational Women of The UAE by Spontiphoria – Aida AlBusaidy (@AidaAlB)

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah, founder of Sail Publishing, a digital publishing house for online magazines and ebooks, and editor in chief of the Emirati Sail Magazine, an online magazine about community and culture written in English by Emirati columnists. Iman is a multi award winner in digital publishing, entrepreneurship, and literature. Iman has also completed the Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media Course in Yale University. Besides her work in publishing, she also lectures in Canadian University in Dubai.
Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Reading Time: 1 minuteIn a new initiative by Spontiphoria cafe and boutique, called Inspirational Women of The UAE, the cafe hosts a

InterviewSeptember 8, 2015

The Business Of Culture And Food With Shaikha Al Kaabi (Founder of #Meylas)

Shaima Al Tamimi (@iamshaima)

Shaima Al Tamimi (@iamshaima)

Shaima, a 20 something year old who loves to immerse herself in all things fresh and interesting. She loves to travel, observe people and experience new cultures. Her quarterly column “Food for Thought” discusses important social topics from thought provoking perspectives. Shaima is also a food blogger
Shaima Al Tamimi (@iamshaima)

Reading Time: 4 minutesArticle in brief: our writer Shaima Al Tamimi interviewed Shaikha Al Kaabi about the recent opening of Meylas, her Emirati Restaurant in Abu Dhabi, and the cultural implication of this delicious venture. If there’s one thing I’m ecstatic about discussing, it is the sparse pop-up of Emirati restaurants in the country and how more needs

InterviewJuly 13, 2015

Dubai Today Radio Interview with Nasser Al Falasi & Sidiqa Sohail

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah, founder of Sail Publishing, a digital publishing house for online magazines and ebooks, and editor in chief of the Emirati Sail Magazine, an online magazine about community and culture written in English by Emirati columnists. Iman is a multi award winner in digital publishing, entrepreneurship, and literature. Iman has also completed the Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media Course in Yale University. Besides her work in publishing, she also lectures in Canadian University in Dubai.
Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Reading Time: 1 minuteSuzanne Radford interviewed our columnists Nasser Al Falasi (column: Just A Nassasary) and Sidiqa Sohail (column: Musings of An Entrepreneur) on her show “Voices of Diversity” on Dubai Eye. In the interview, Suzanne discussed with Nasser his articles You, I & Us, and Societies & “Bushido”, while she discussed with Sidiqa her experience with running Spontiphoria and some

InterviewJune 1, 2015

Dubai Today Radio Interview on 31.05.2015

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah, founder of Sail Publishing, a digital publishing house for online magazines and ebooks, and editor in chief of the Emirati Sail Magazine, an online magazine about community and culture written in English by Emirati columnists. Iman is a multi award winner in digital publishing, entrepreneurship, and literature. Iman has also completed the Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media Course in Yale University. Besides her work in publishing, she also lectures in Canadian University in Dubai.
Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Reading Time: 1 minuteOur editor in chief, Iman Ben Chaibah, along with Sail’s second published book author, Omar Al Busaidy, joined Suzanne Radford & Dr. Samineh Shaheem’s Dubai Today radio show on 31st of May, 2015. In the show they discussed the updates of Sail Publishing in terms of Sail Magazine’s milestones, the second magazine: By The Masses,

InterviewMay 1, 2015

Interview with @Khayarat Founder: Najla AlMidfa

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah, founder of Sail Publishing, a digital publishing house for online magazines and ebooks, and editor in chief of the Emirati Sail Magazine, an online magazine about community and culture written in English by Emirati columnists. Iman is a multi award winner in digital publishing, entrepreneurship, and literature. Iman has also completed the Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media Course in Yale University. Besides her work in publishing, she also lectures in Canadian University in Dubai.
Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Reading Time: 7 minutesNajla AlMidfa, recently was listed as one of the most powerful Arabs under 40, and that barely speaks to all her achievements in life, from being a Stanford MBA graduate, long experience in international consultancy companies, long involvement in entrepreneurship whether directly or through her work in Khalifa fund few years back, and now with

InterviewDecember 1, 2014

Interview with @GoldCleats Founder: Saud AlNowais

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah, founder of Sail Publishing, a digital publishing house for online magazines and ebooks, and editor in chief of the Emirati Sail Magazine, an online magazine about community and culture written in English by Emirati columnists. Iman is a multi award winner in digital publishing, entrepreneurship, and literature. Iman has also completed the Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media Course in Yale University. Besides her work in publishing, she also lectures in Canadian University in Dubai.
Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Reading Time: 7 minutesThis month, we interviewed the man behind GoldCleats, an upcoming online soccer community for coaches, players, scouts, agents, fans and anyone who loves this sport. GoldCleats founders are looking to change the way football players develop, communicate and get scouted by using the Internet and mobile application. Sail: How did the idea come to you?