On Life, Pain and Glory

Rania Hammad’s story is one of courage, acceptance and survival. The fashion designer was halfway…

Fashion After Fourty: How Nehad El Swefy Makes Clothes

When she used to go shop­ping for clothes, she would find all the nice designs catering to the young­sters, leaving the older ages with very limited choices. Refusing to settle and let go of her fashion obsession, the then forty-nine­-year-old Nehad El Sewefy decided to launch her own local brand, selling creative designs online and…

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Photo of Artist Hayam Elsayed
Inside the Artist’s Studio: Hayam Elsayed

An artist with an affinity for portraits, one who paints delicate images where the light and expressions seem all too real. Hayam Elsayed is a gifted artist whose work has caught our attention. Her work mostly consists of gorgeous, delicate portraits, which effortlessly capture emotion. We sit down with her and discuss her work. We…

Artist Manar Magdy
Inside the Artist’s Studio: Manar Magdy

With her magical, whimsical illustrations, fun and bright portraits and downright quirky patterns, Manar Magdy has a unique and extremely trendy style. Her art just screams young, fresh and vibrant. We speak to the fabulous young artist to learn more about her work. Manar Magdy’s work includes plenty of portraits. We wanted to know more…

Photo of Eman Hussein
Inside the Artist’s Studio: Eman Hussein

Eman Hussein is an artist whose work is strong and compelling. Working with collages frequently and proficiently, she brings out images which are extremely rich and vibrant. Her work also tells intriguing stories using the various textures and mediums she incorporates. We sit down with her to talk about her work. Eman Hussein loves to…

Farkhonda Hassan
Geologist and Women’s Advocate Dr. Farkhonda Hassan Passes Aged 90

On October 30th, 2020, Dr. Farkhonda Hassan, one of the most influential women in contemporary Egyptian history passed at the age of 90. Hassan was one of Egypt’s most renowned advocates for women’s rights for the past five decades. She previously served as Secretary-General for the National Council for Women. Also, she was a member…

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