International Women’s Day – March 8th 2018 – #PressforProgress – Coffee Morning Next Thursday.

Sally Cronin invites us to participate in an important conversation on Thursday March 8th at her blog (and anywhere else!), which is International Women’s Day. This post is one I’m reblogging as it is a great read, bringing up many relevant issues. Please take time to read it.

On a related note, when I wrote about the #MeToo movement last month, your comments were very insightful and I will share some of them in a fresh post on Thursday. Thank you as always for your feedback ♥

I’ll leave you with this quote from Sally’s post, “If you are in a position of authority in a business or institution then ensure that you treat both men and women equally.” What are your thoughts? Are you seeing this happen in the workplace?

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Next Thursday I am inviting you to a virtual Coffee Morning in honour of International Women’s Dayon March 8th. I will be sharing some of the quotes of women and men that I admire; who have made a difference to our world in terms of empowerment or inspiration. I would love you to join me with your own favourite quote and also your views on the subject of gender equality.

I am sharing my thoughts today on two separate gender issues, the first being the #MeToo campaign which has been stripping the entertainment industry of its glitter recently… You may not agree with all my observations but that is part of the dialogue needed to create change.

The second is the bravery and commitment to change shown by women in Saudi Arabia to obtain the right to something most of us take for granted.

This year the theme of…

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Ariella’s Rebellion is out today…

A big congratulations to Carolee Croft on the launch of Ariella’s Rebellion today! This is the sequel to Ariella’s Escape, which I have patiently awaiting me on my tablet. I’m cheering her on as a fearless female! I wish you all a wonderful Valentine’s Day ♥

Carolee Croft

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Whether you’re celebrating with your special someone or with friends and family, or not celebrating at all, I hope you have a fabulous day.

Ariella’s Rebellion is now available on Amazon US, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, Amazon Australia, and all other Amazon stores.

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10 Popular Middle Eastern Influencers

Taking note of these female social influencers in the Middle East as I hit the reblog button! Thanks to mynewsdrive for the top 10 list 🙂


Some of the major developments in infrastructure and culture growth can be witnessed in Middle East. Country’s development and growth is dependent vastly on its people and their contribution towards the betterment of the country. These Social influencers are doing exactly that by influencing people’s choices by not only motivating them but giving them a new direction of leading a more peaceful and prosperous life.

  1. Taim AlFalasi

    Felicitated by Arabian Business as “100 most powerful Arabs under 40”, she is the most young and ambitious women in Middle East. With millions of followers and a hit radio, show she is truly an inspiration for young entrepreneur women.
    10 Popular Middle Eastern Influencers

  2. Thana & Sakhaa Abdul 

    Owner of a multi brand e-commerce boutique, Coded Nation, Thana and Sakhaa Abdul came into the spotlight of emerging designers and up-and-coming brands.” These top fashion influencers are changing the fashion scene of Middle East.

    10 Popular Middle Eastern Influencers

  3. Zahra Lari


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