"Guilt became a constant companion, until one day I realized that I didn’t have children in order to spend my life feeling forever inadequate. I wanted children to enrich my life, not enslave my conscience." Find out what measures this month's Hopscotch Hero, Marianne, put in place to deal with the G-Word!
"By the age of 12 I could gossip in Farsi, swear in Somali and barter in Polish...It’s this love of cross-cultural communication, although more sophisticated than my childhood, that makes Dubai my perfect playground!" Learn more about our Star Candidate for April, copywriter Jessi.
Our next three speakers have just been announced! Each of these women is at the top of her profession here in the UAE and now makes helping and supporting other women in our region the aim of their game...
Our Hopscotch Hire for March is Devangi. A story teller and creative at heart, she has taken on various rewarding roles during her break from agency life as a copywriter, further building her skills and unique perspective. Read on to find out more...
As expats, it's a common experience of many in our community to have to move regularly as our partners are offered new opportunities abroad. This month our Key Skills Coach, Archana Bhatia, gives her insight, advice and action points on this journey. There's so much to cover, you can expect part two of this article next week!
"I’ve built my brand in the past three years and have had three kids during that time. I have written almost 100 weekly articles since April 2015 and have wiped countless noses and bums, too!". Read Sara Sadik, aka Magic Mommyhood's, story of balancing a stellar career, pregnancy and toddler tantrums with a smile!
"As Albert Einstein once said “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”. For me, work provides a sense of accomplishment and fulfilment that keeps my life moving forward as much as being a mother does." Meet Ishani; this month's Hopscotch Hire.
Hopscotch Heroes is all about celebrating women who successfully balance work, life and everything in between; we've featured bloggers, authors, businesswomen and mumpreneurs and here's where we get to pick up some valuable tips on how they manage it all!
This month our Key Skills Coach, Archana Bhatia, lets loose on a topic close to her heart - Positivity. Read on for some tips you'll have missed if you didn't make it to our December Workshop on how to gain, retain and maintain a positive attitude. Take it away, Archana.