• CONFIDENCE – IT’S YOUR BEST ASSET

    ~ Nadia Sayeh Over the last seven years, I’ve noticed that even the most accomplished professionals will suffer a crisis of confidence — and that crisis often hits when the stakes are the highest. For example, I recently met with someone who was preparing for a second interview with a company. Although she’d made it […]

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  • WHAT ARE THE THREE PROVEN INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESS?

    “The results we achieve in life are governed by the image we hold of ourselves in our subconscious mind” – Maxwell Maltz Have you ever wondered why one person is more successful than someone else? Is there a superior amount of skill and knowledge which bestows the magic touch that creates a situation where one […]

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  • 4 WAYS YOUNG WOMEN CAN PREPARE FOR CAREER SUCCESS

    Why wait until you land your first job to start preparing for success? Our ANNISAA co-op student, Huda Adam is still in high school, however, she’s already begun the work to ensure she’s well-equipped to start her future career on the right foot. Here are her tips — learned through personal experience — to prepare […]

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  • WHY WOMEN DON’T NEGOTIATE THEIR SALARIES

    Most of us would agree that negotiation is an important part of any contractual agreement, however, over half of us don’t do it. According to a survey by salary.com, 46% of men negotiate their salaries and only 39% of women. Those who don’t negotiate may not feel the apprehension of negotiation, but is the level […]

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  • GET NOTICED, GET HIRED, AND GET ANYTHING ELSE YOU WANT TOO

    By Erica Dhawan via FORBESWOMAN 8/07/2012 When I was 20 years old, I went to work at Citi for a summer internship. I didn’t really have a clue what I was doing, but I went to the office every day and worked on a basic scenario analysis project. I knew I could spend my summer half-assing my work or really, actually […]

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  • 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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