During this difficult time of uncertainty, I believe we can learn so much from the resilience of people living in conflict areas. I'm therefore delighted to share with you my TEDx Talk: The Other Side of Yemen's War which I gave last month at the University of Berkeley, California. I discuss the other side of Yemen's… Continue reading TEDx Talk: The Other Side of Yemen’s War
Hope colors the trees Clings to coral winter leaves Woosh! It flutters. Breathe
First published in laformoisie . In her high pitched toddler voice, my daughter asked: “A-maan?” as she pointed to a photograph above our dining table. “Aywa habeebati, that’s Yemen,” I nodded and then planted five wet kisses on each cheek. In that moment I felt pride akin to someone watching her child graduate. However a moment later, she… Continue reading A hug, please?
I used to be a social media hyperactive addict until I deactivated my Facebook account for over a year.Then, when we moved to Tunis I opened a new FB account only so I could learn about upcoming events and cultural activities. I never relapsed, yet with time, I noticed that my account slowly turned into… Continue reading Hope Needs Practice