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Interview: Madiha On Being A Professional Gamer In The UAE

Female gamers are on the rise. In 2020, women accounted for nearly 41% of all gamers in the United States. Asia accounts for 48% of the world’s total gaming revenue, women constitute 40-45% of the Asian gaming population (Forbes, 2021). The gaming industry, however, remains male-dominated and this has consequences for women. In the interview …

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Interview: Andrea On Quitting a Corporate Job and Starting Her Own Business

In the interview of April, I am talking with Andrea Astner about her daring decision to start her own business and leave a stable 9-5 job at a well-known international consultancy company. She describes herself as a productivity coach & dog mom, currently based in Bucharest.  Andrea has a BSc in International Business Administration and …

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4 Myths About Depression

Depression is a mental illness that affects how you feel, think, and act. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that globally 1 out of every 4 people will be impacted by poor mental health or mental illness at some point in their lives. Despite the high prevalence of depression, many myths and misconceptions persist. Depressed people …

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