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Libyan women : Perceptions in Social Media and what it’s like on the ground
August 13, 2015

Women in engineering is always a popular topic in social media . There was a recent hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer where women from different industries of engineering posted selfies of themselves to raise awareness about the diversity in engineering . A recent example of a PR stunt gone wrong is the photo BIC posted on #Womensday . […]

Two countries , Two different school experiences
June 8, 2015

I consider myself the Libyan version of Hannah Montana!  I’m not a teen pop star, but I am a fortunate girl that got the opportunity to experience high school in two dissimilar countries.  I studied freshman and sophomore year in Edsel Ford High School (U.S.A.), and I’m finishing my high school career in Zarqaa Al-Yamamma […]

Libyan Women in business : An Interview with PomPom Founder
May 17, 2015

When did your passion for crafts  start ?  Back when I was a kid and up until now, I have always been passionate about food and crafts, it became a hobby to try and combine food and crafts to make something beautiful out of it , and who wouldn’t love a beautifully served food, I […]

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Why I read ? 
May 3, 2015

  “ Fiction can show you a different world. It can take you somewhere you’ve never been. Once you’ve visited other worlds, like those who ate fairy fruit, you can never be entirely content with the world that you grew up in. Discontent is a good thing: discontented people can modify and improve their worlds, […]

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Brain Death : Why the lack of Reading is our essential problem?  
April 29, 2015

 • As a person who uses social media a lot, I get added to lots of different groups, Beauty, Workout, Online shopping, Fatafeet, Libyan Kitchen, Daily life of Libyan man’s wife ( As if being a wife is all that matters, what makes her matter and gives her a reason to exist, I have […]

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#TakeItorLeaveit
April 24, 2015

The title of this post seems to be the theme of many things in Libya. They tell you it’s the way things are, you have to accept what we give you. I never could accept things that I thought were unfair or didn’t like.  When something isn’t right you change it for the better or […]

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Women of Benghazi
April 23, 2015

    When I see the photos of Benghazi’s streets and the amount of destruction that fell upon that beautiful city, my heart sinks.  It may sound weird but I find comfort in looking through old world war photos of Berlin, London, Hiroshima, Stalingrad and Paris. It can and it will be rebuilt. We all had […]

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Man’s Search For Meaning : Book review and a dedication to Sabreen
April 20, 2015

  If you’re following our blog, you probably read Sabreen’s story. It was emotional and moving, We know they’re a lot like Sabreen out there so Sabreen this article is for you and all of those who are suffering;  I’ve been always asked, what’s the book that influenced you the most? Answering this is always […]