Bonus, with Salma El-Wardany
We're continuing our conversation with poet, author, and radio host Salma El-Wardany. On this bonus episode, Salma tells me about the impact of her work including her book, These Impossible Things, and how her mother continues to play a key role in her life.
My conversation with poet, author & radio host Salma El-Wardany
I’m joined this week by poet, author and radio host, Salma El-Wardany. Salma is the author of These Impossible Things, a best-selling novel that that breaks down barriers by looking at how a group of muslim girlfriends navigate love, friendship & sex. She also currently hosts The Breakfast Show on
Bonus, with Fares Akkad
We’re continuing my conversation with Fares Akkad, Regional Director at Meta. On this bonus episode, Fares and I dig further into some learnings from his time as an entrepreneur, and more about the Metaverse.
Bonus, with Mounaz & Aya Abdel Raouf
We're continuing my conversation with the sisters behind luxury fashion brand Okhtein, Mounaz & Aya Abdel Raouf. On this bonus episode for our members, Mounaz and Aya, tell me about their creative process, and how the pandemic impacted their business and the fashion industry.
Mounaz & Aya Abdel Raouf
I’m joined on this new episode by Mounaz and Aya Abdel Raouf, better known as the sisters behind the global luxury brand, Okhtein. Mounaz and Aya have always had a love for fashion and accessories, and day-dreamed about working in the industry from when they were children. In 2014,
Bonus, with Ramy Youssef
Last week, I sat down with comedian and actor, Ramy Youssef. On this bonus episode for our members, we talk a bit more about his inspiration, cancel culture and his upcoming work.
I'm joined on this episode by comedian, actor and writer, Ramy Youssef. Ramy started out as a stand-up comedian, and is the star of the eponymous hit show, Ramy, which has won Golden Globes and Peabodies, as well as Emmy nominations. He's also the co-creator of Mo with Mo Amer,
Bonus: Egypt Fashion Week 2023, with Paul Antaki & Susan Sabet
This season we've partnered with the Egypt Fashion & Design Council, which is launching the first edition of Egypt Fashion Week from May 12 to May 15. I’m joined on this bonus episode by two of the Council’s co-founders, Paul Antaki & Susan Sabet. We talk about the mission behind
Bonus, with Omniya Abdel Barr
On this bonus episode exclusively for members, we've got a few more details about her projects, and what’s in Omniya’s cultural inbox.
Omniya Abdel Barr
Omniya is an architect and specialist in cultural heritage conservation, working with the Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Bonus, with Ali Shihabi
On this bonus episode, we have a bit more about Ali Shihabi's involvement with Arif Naqvi of Abraaj Group fame, his views on building the region's intellectual class, and what's in his cultural inbox.