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“Food is an open ended problem, we’ll never perfect it.” Amir Allam, Founder of Elmenus on his obsession with problem solving & how he will meet his biggest challenge yet - building Elmenus to scale

“Food is an open ended problem, we’ll never perfect it.” Amir Allam, Founder of Elmenus on his obsession with problem solving & how he will meet his biggest challenge yet - building Elmenus to scale

On this week’s episode, Hashem caught up with Amir Allam, a fellow Egyptian and graduate of the infamous DEO, the German school in Cairo. Amir Allam is the Founder of Elmenus, an F&B marketplace boasting digital menus & delivery for over 6000 restaurants across Egypt. Founded just days shy
“Success in design means finding a good recipe and dreaming big.” Design wunderkinder David & Nicolas on 10 years as a successful brand and what makes their partnership click

“Success in design means finding a good recipe and dreaming big.” Design wunderkinder David & Nicolas on 10 years as a successful brand and what makes their partnership click

Hashem is joined this week— via Zoom call from Milan— by David & Nicolas [https://www.davidandnicolas.com/?utm_source=amaeya-media&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=the-lighthouse-conversations] , the Milan/Beirut-based design duo whose retro-futurist work is featured in the acclaimed Nilufar Gallery and Carpenters Workshop Gallery. Hashem and David/Nicolas discuss
How can advertisers navigate recent changes in the podcast landscape?

How can advertisers navigate recent changes in the podcast landscape?

Our CEO Chirag Desai shares his thoughts on the pitfalls with advertising vis-à-vis the recent subscription offerings in this opinion piece [https://communicateonline.me/category/industry-insights/post-details/how-can-advertisers-navigate-the-recent-changes-in-the-podcast-landscape?utm_source=amaeya-media&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=members-newsletter:2021-06-27] for Communicate: > This is one of the dilemmas I've been pondering over
“The artist’s box doesn’t have to be small or exclusive.” Maha Maamoun on her multidisciplinary art practice and the importance of making art accessible to a wider audience

“The artist’s box doesn’t have to be small or exclusive.” Maha Maamoun on her multidisciplinary art practice and the importance of making art accessible to a wider audience

In today’s episode, host Hashem Montasser, a collector of Middle East art, catches up with multi-disciplinary and award-winning Egyptian artist Maha Maamoun. Maha expands on how her series “Domestic Tourism” and “Cairoscapes” came about and shares the fascinating stories behind the composited photographs. Hashem and Maha discuss the importance
‘For a review, I have to be in the right state of mind.’ Samantha Wood AKA FooDiva on her restaurant review process, Dubai’s F&B scene & the ONE review that broke the internet

‘For a review, I have to be in the right state of mind.’ Samantha Wood AKA FooDiva on her restaurant review process, Dubai’s F&B scene & the ONE review that broke the internet

Grab a pen and notebook because this episode is brimming with life learnings! Samantha Wood AKA FooDiva, inimitable queen of Dubai’s restaurant review scene takes us along her transition from corporate hotel PR to solopreneur and becoming one of Dubai’s most sought after food writers. We chatted about
“I use my shows to make a statement,” gallerist Isabelle van den Eynde on her curatorial techniques, working with Emirati artist Hassan Sharif and the challenges of showing art through the pandemic

“I use my shows to make a statement,” gallerist Isabelle van den Eynde on her curatorial techniques, working with Emirati artist Hassan Sharif and the challenges of showing art through the pandemic

This week we caught up with gallerist Isabelle van den Eynde, founder of the eponymous Gallery IVDE, one of Dubai’s most established and celebrated contemporary art spaces. Isabelle shared snippets of her journey through the local art scene and how the late artist Hassan Sharif’s artistic methods still
“You can’t be noticed unless there is sincerity in your work.” Fashion designer Yasmine Yeya on being inspired by Egypt’s beauty, landing Jennifer Lopez as a customer, and debunking the overnight success myth

“You can’t be noticed unless there is sincerity in your work.” Fashion designer Yasmine Yeya on being inspired by Egypt’s beauty, landing Jennifer Lopez as a customer, and debunking the overnight success myth

How do you go from working in advertising, to waking up with a gazillion Instagram notifications of J.LO wearing your mustard yellow couture gown to her movie premiere? In this week’s episode, Hashem sits with fellow Egyptian, designer Yasmine Yeya, to discuss what entrepreneurship means to her…and
“I’m not going to measure somebody by whether or not they’ve had a show at the MoMA,” Maya Allison on her curatorial techniques and how she forged a successful artist-curator bond ahead of the UAE Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale

“I’m not going to measure somebody by whether or not they’ve had a show at the MoMA,” Maya Allison on her curatorial techniques and how she forged a successful artist-curator bond ahead of the UAE Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale

In this week’s episode, Hashem, a long-time art enthusiast & collector, is joined by Maya Allison, Executive Director & Chief Curator of NYUAD’s Art Gallery, who shares glimpses of her professional journey leaving the New York/American art scene and moving to Abu Dhabi to establish The NYUAD Art Gallery.
“We don't have pills for eating disorders.” Eating Disorder expert Carine El Khazen on signs for the early detection of mental health issues, and how to cope with the collective trauma of the pandemic.

“We don't have pills for eating disorders.” Eating Disorder expert Carine El Khazen on signs for the early detection of mental health issues, and how to cope with the collective trauma of the pandemic.

This week Hashem caught up with Dr. Carine El Khazen, clinical psychologist at the American Center in Dubai, and Vice President of MEEDA (Middle East Eating Disorders Association). Eating disorders are the deadliest form of mental illness, and 95% of sufferers are women between the ages of 15 to 25.
‘Tales of the Trade’ & ‘Savvy Talk’ in Startup Scene ME’s list of shows for entrepreneurs

‘Tales of the Trade’ & ‘Savvy Talk’ in Startup Scene ME’s list of shows for entrepreneurs

Tales of the Trade [https://talesofthe.trade] & Savvy Talk [https://amaeya.media/savvytalk] were featured by Startup Scene ME as part of their '12 Podcasts every entrepeneur should tune into right now [https://thestartupscene.me/EntrepreneurLife/12-Podcasts-By-Arab-Creators-Every-Entrepreneur-Should-Tune-into-Right-Now] ' series. Tales of the Trade, which is a narrative show featuring the

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حلقتنا اليوم بعنوان (الطريق إلى محبة الذات) وضيفنا في هذه الحلقة الدكتور والمؤلف ورجل الأعمال والمدرب في الوعي الإنساني.. د. سلطان العثيم.. للمزيد من المعلومات عن ضيف الحلقة على حساب [الإنستغرام](https://instagram.com/salothaim) تابعو أيضاً حساب الإنستغرام لأكاديمية أزهِر للمزيد من التفاصيل عن بودكاست [لنزهر مع موزة]

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في حلقتنا الأولى من بودكاست (لنُزهِر مع موزة)، والتي ستكون بعنوان: (بداية الطريق)، سأشارككم رحلتي المستمرة في محبة ذاتي ومعرفتها ولماذا بدأت هذا البودكاست وعملي الخاص (أكاديمية أزهِر للتدريب على مهارات محبة الذات والحياة). كل أسبوعين سأقوم باستضافة ضيف مميز من الأشخاص اللذين ألهموني خلال هذه الرحلة،