What I Did Next is back with a new season, beginning September 5th. If you’ve heard the show before, you’ll know that the guests on our show are leaders in their fields from across the Middle East. This season we have entrepreneurs, doctors, designers, journalists, innovators and more!
I sit down with our producer Chirag Desai to talk about the highlights of the season, some learnings and a look ahead to Season 4.
Youssef is a film-maker, photographer, writer, ad-man, broadcaster, foodie and even a sailor. A son of Alexandria, Youssef’s life has seen him move from Egypt to Canada, to Kuwait, and finally to Dubai, where he currently resides.
Nadine Kanso has taken the concept of what it means to be an Arab and translated it using her camera lens, calligraphy or by moulding gold into bold, strong letters to form her signature brand, Bilarabi.
As chairman and CEO of Qalaa Holdings, Ahmed is well known to many in the business community across the Middle East. We talk candidly about the trajectory of his career, his appetite for risk and how he views the current phase of his career.
Clarissa is a multi-award winning journalist and Chief International Correspondent for the CNN. She is also the author of On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist.
Sultan’s story starts out as a proud son of Sharjah in the UAE before he came to the attention of a wide audience around the world for his activism during the 2011 revolutions in the Arab World.
Hend is the queen of our cinematic hearts, and a leading light of both the silver and the small screens.
Kito spent nearly 30 years at McKinsey, and his exposure to the world of management consultancy as well as international political institutions has given him unique insights into what makes the world go ‘round.
Since starting out at the iconic La Scala theatre in Milan, Fatma Said tours the world as a soprano bringing beloved roles to life in productions spanning the traditional languages of opera; Italian, German, French and Russian.