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Maria Hanif Al-Qassim

Maria Hanif Al-Qassim is an Emirati from Dubai who writes on development, gender and social issues. Twitter: @maria_hanif 

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Storytelling is the essence of our survival

What do Walt Disney, Yuval Noah Harari and Steve Jobs have in common?

Some may say fame, while others may say wealth. And while both may be true, there is a more important thing that unites them: the skill of storytelling. 

August 05, 2019

Never underestimate the power of data

The period between 1958 and 1961 is one that is marked by what is known as the most devastating famine of modern age, that of the Great Chinese Famine, which resulted in tens of millions of unnecessary deaths.

July 26, 2018