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Ann Hiatt: Success Secrets from Silicon Valley

Ann Hiatt: Success Secrets from Silicon Valley

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 11:30-12:30Venue: Al Baraha III, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 21 
AED 60
Want to take your career to the next level? Discover the secrets of Silicone Val... Read More
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Bonnie Garmus: Lessons in Chemistry

Bonnie Garmus: Lessons in Chemistry

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 14:30-15:30Venue: Al Baraha III, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 51 
AED 60
Smart, joyous, funny and empowering, Lessons in Chemistry is one of 2022’s stand... Read More
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Cecelia Ahern: All about Love

Cecelia Ahern: All about Love

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 20:30-21:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 225 
AED 60
Wildly successful author Cecilia Ahern wrote her bestselling debut P.S. I Love Y... Read More
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Change is Coming: Avni Doshi & Tishani Doshi

Change is Coming: Avni Doshi & Tishani Doshi

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 16:30-17:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 221 
AED 60
Tishani Doshi and Avni Doshi have both explored, in fiction, the impact of South... Read More
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Does the Devil Still Wear Prada?: Alexandra Shulman, Kat Farmer & Kaushal

Does the Devil Still Wear Prada?: Alexandra Shulman, Kat Farmer & Kaushal

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 14:00-15:00Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 115 
AED 60
Trends in beauty and fashion come and go at what seems to be bewildering speed –... Read More
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Dr Raja Al Gurg: The Power of Authenticity

Dr Raja Al Gurg: The Power of Authenticity

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 16:30-17:30Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 189 
AED 60 - AED 75
Dr Raja Al Gurg is the Chairperson and Managing Director of one of UAE’s leading... Read More
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Getting Ahead of the Game – Lessons in Leadership: Ann Hiatt, Piyush Pandey & Dr Raja Al Gurg

Getting Ahead of the Game – Lessons in Leadership: Ann Hiatt, Piyush Pandey & Dr Raja Al Gurg

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 16:00-17:00Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 94 
AED 60 - AED 75
Every successful business has a strong leader. But though some seem to be born k... Read More
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Girl Bosses & Go-Getters – The Reality of Ambition & Work Culture for the Modern Woman: Ann Hiatt, Ghizlan Guenez & Rissa Mananquil Trillo

Girl Bosses & Go-Getters – The Reality of Ambition & Work Culture for the Modern Woman: Ann Hiatt, Ghizlan Guenez & Rissa Mananquil Trillo

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 12:00-13:00Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 109 
AED 60
The story of women and work is one full of triumphs, setbacks and endless confli... Read More
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Hala Kazim: Ask Hala – Friendship in a Cup

Hala Kazim: Ask Hala – Friendship in a Cup

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 10:00-11:30Venue: Pierre's TT, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 50 
AED 60
Do you know how to choose your friends? Hala Kazim help you will not only in s... Read More
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Heather McGregor: How to Write a Weekly Column

Heather McGregor: How to Write a Weekly Column

Date/Time: Monday 6 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: Al Amwaj II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 731 
AED 60
What makes for an attention-grabbing weekly column and how can you make it your ... Read More
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Huda Al-Ghoson: Unbounded

Huda Al-Ghoson: Unbounded

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 11:30-12:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 10, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 258 
AED 60
Described by Deepak Chopra as ‘the most inspiring career that I have read about ... Read More
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It Must Have Been Love: But is it Over Now? : Bolu Babalola, Cecelia Ahern & Katherine Webber

It Must Have Been Love: But is it Over Now? : Bolu Babalola, Cecelia Ahern & Katherine Webber

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 18:00-19:00Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 217 
AED 60
Do we love the same way as we did fifty or a hundred years ago? How do we write ... Read More
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Man Vs. Man: Mohammed Alnaas & Waciny Laredj

Man Vs. Man: Mohammed Alnaas & Waciny Laredj

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 15:30-16:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: Arabic
Simultaneous Translation: Arabic to EnglishSession No: 48 
AED 60
What do men look like in contemporary Arabic literature? There are many types o... Read More
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Rissa Mananquil-Trillo: Building a World-Class Homegrown Brand

Rissa Mananquil-Trillo: Building a World-Class Homegrown Brand

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: Information Centre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 150 
AED 60
Entrepreneurship today is highly glamorised. There are a lot of truths hardly ta... Read More
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Why Can't I Look Like That? - The Myth of Beauty: Fatima Sharafeddine & Liliane Zaher

Why Can't I Look Like That? - The Myth of Beauty: Fatima Sharafeddine & Liliane Zaher

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 17:30-18:30Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 89 
AED 60
When we look into a mirror, is what we see the reflection of how others perceive... Read More
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Woman in History: Kate Mosse & Manu S. Pillai

Woman in History: Kate Mosse & Manu S. Pillai

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 95 
AED 60
The unknown soldier, the unnamed scientist, the anonymous writer: these women fr... Read More
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Women Against the World: Bonnie Garmus, Geetanjali Shree & Reem Al Kamali

Women Against the World: Bonnie Garmus, Geetanjali Shree & Reem Al Kamali

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 19:00-20:00Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: Multilanguage
Simultaneous Translation: English to Arabic, Arabic to EnglishSession No: 147 
AED 60
We live in a world where women must rise to endless challenges in order to maint... Read More
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Writing Against the Current: Badriah Al Bishr, Huda Hamed & Shahad Al Rawi

Writing Against the Current: Badriah Al Bishr, Huda Hamed & Shahad Al Rawi

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 17:30-18:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 88 
AED 60
Is the literary scene shaped by society or does society shape the literary scene... Read More
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