Hala Kazim is a counsellor, artist, author and founder of Journey Through Change, a positive transformation program. Hala studied counselling and coaching in City University, London, UK, and has also received her certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programming – Coach and Practitioner from the American Board NLP, London UK.
In early 2010, Hala established Journey Through Change, a company dedicated to guiding people to improve their lives in a positive way through different activities such as counselling, coaching, workshops, lectures, and team building hiking trips and activities. This combined concept of self-discovery is unique and involves not only discovering oneself but also visiting some of the most breathtaking sceneries around the world. She was the first Emirati and Arab to devise a transformational program for women.
She holds several awards including the Mohammed bin Rashid Award for Best Businesswoman in the UAE in 2013. In addition, she was Criterion Winner – Innovation Emirates Women Award 2014, a tribute from several government agencies and the private sector for her role in community service.
She published her first book Hala and Change in early 2015 and her second book Hala and Life in 2017.