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  • Achievement Under Fire: Being a Successful Woman

    Being a successful woman can be fickle business. Either you are celebrated for your achievements or hated for them; either you are a shining example of what women can accomplish or are ‘too bossy’ or ‘too emotional’ or ‘too ambitious’. In this event, two illustrious writers – award-winning Omani poet Aisha Al Saifi and Iraqi journalist, broadcaster and novelist Sarah Al Sarraf – explore the uncomfortable questions society must ask itself when it comes to how women’s success is viewed, and what needs to change so that their accomplishments are honoured instead of scorned. With Safia Al Shehi.


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