What I Did Next

The first podcast from A&T Media, What I Did Next explores people’s life journeys from the perspective of key pivot points. Malak and her guests discuss personal and professional crossroads and look at what certain choices and shifts mean for them as they move through their lives. Editor’s choice for Apple Podcasts Best of 2021

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Amy Mowafi

Amy, along with her siblings, runs the MO4 network of companies.

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Fadi Ghandour

Fadi Ghandour is the co-founder of Aramex, Wamda Capital and the non-profit, Ruwwad.

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Season 4 launches September 5

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!

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Season 3 Wrap-up

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.

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Youssef El Deeb

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.

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Nadine Kanso

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.

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Dr. Ahmed Heikal

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.

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Clarissa Ward

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.

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Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

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.

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Hend Sabri

Hend is the queen of our cinematic hearts, and a leading light of both the silver and the small screens.

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Kito de Boer

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.

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Fatma Said

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.