• HOW TO FIND ROLE MODELS

    In the quest for gender parity, it’s crucial that we as Muslim women consider the ways we can truly help, rather than compete with, one another. I believe that one of the key ways to do this is to seek out inspiring role models, Muslim women who have “been there and done that”, because, at the end of […]

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  • HOW FEMALE CEOS’ ARE FINDING THEMSELVES ON THE EDGE OF A CLIFF

    Have you heard of the ‘glass cliff?’ Have you ever experienced it? Have you ever fallen off it? Yesterday, Freakonomics Radio, the podcast spin-off of the eponymous, best-selling book, continued their series called “The Secret Life of C.E.O.’s” by examining the evidence for the glass cliff phenomenon, the ramifications of it, and some possible solutions. While […]

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  • HOW TO DELEGATE WITH CLARITY

    You’ve become a successful business leader or owner because you know how to delegate. At least, you think you’re good at delegating – but do you really delegate with clarity? Do the people who report to you know exactly what you want to them to do, and what your top priorities are? As business author […]

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  • RESTARTING YOUR CAREER AFTER A BREAK – MAKING THE TRANSITION EASIER

    There are many instances where a well-trained person takes a career break, and after a period of time wishes to resume their professional life. This is far more frequently a problem for women, typically after child rearing or elder care. To help make the transition smoother, there are a few things you can do to […]

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  • ENOUGH EXCUSES: IT’S TIME FOR POSITIVE CHANGE TOWARDS WORKPLACE GENDER EQUALITY

    In the move towards workplace gender equality, progress is moving glacially slow on many key measures. Is that the way it has to be — or are we just making excuses?   ~ Stephania Varalli   In 2017, the World Economic Forum predicted we’d be closing the economic gender gap in 217 years — 37 years longer […]

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  • MENTORSHIP IS A KEY TO CAREER SUCCESS

    “Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground.  Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it…” ~ Wilferd Peterson Mentorship is a key ingredient […]

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  • FOUR SIGNS IT MAY BE TIME TO HIRE A BUSINESS COACH

    Are you asking yourself, “Why would I need a business coach?” As a business leader, often the majority of your day is spent dealing with day-to-day tasks, leaving little to no time to spend on considering and planning for the long-term success of your company. In other cases, you may be the owner of a […]

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  • JOIN OUR WHATSAPP GROUP FOR BREAKING NEWS UPDATES TO YOUR PHONE

    ANNISAA WhatsApp Group – Hello to all those who have been asking us to create a WhatsApp group for this website. Good news to you… We have created ANNISAA WhatsApp Group to enable you to chat directly with ANNISAA without agents, share our news, transforming information, networking, and activities which will be helpful for all […]

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  • 8 IMPORTANT QUOTES FROM CANADIAN WOMEN IN POLITICS

    We look back to some of Canada’s formative female political leaders and activists for the wisdom they shared then, and which still applies today. “We must open the doors and we must see to it they remain open, so that others can pass through.” Rosemary Brown, politician, activist, and Canada’s first black female member of […]

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  • FACING MY FEAR: HOW TO SEE CHALLENGE AS OPPORTUNITY

    “Facing my fears and embracing myself as I am in the present – flaws and all – allowed me to become a stronger, wiser, and more productive person.”   By Dina Osman*   At the age of 29, I had a massive stroke and fell into a coma. After emergency brain surgery, I awoke to […]

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