December 2015|The Glamour Issue


Youssef Nabil: The Egyptian Artist Who Has Taken The World By Storm

Not having taken an art lesson in his life and having been rejected by the Faculty of Arts and Cinema Academy in Egypt, the self-made international artist Youssef Nabil is proof  that the combination of determination and talent together can break barriers and lead to stardom. In the middle of his busy schedule, Nabil sat with eniGma’s Yosra Shohayeb to speak about his latest mastery film I Saved My Belly Dancer, his deep love for Egypt, and his dreams and aspirations.

The Raouf Ghabbour Success Story: The Risk Taker with Drive, Determination & Unstoppable Work Ethic

_85Known as a risk-taker and confident business guru, Raouf Ghabbour, the man behind Ghabbour Auto, has a success story that is an inspiration to all Egyptians. Ever since he was seven years old, Ghabbour was determined to become an entrepreneur. Rather than rely on his family’s wealth, he pursued his dream by depending on himself and his intellect.  He faced many challenges along the way, and he overcame them through hard work and determination. eniGma’s Editor-in-Chief Yasmine Shihata sat with the leading businessman to find out more about his amazing journey of success. Ghabbour’s story is one of entrepreneurship, leadership, building a business, and humanity.

Dr.Nashwa El-Bendary: Moving Science Forward

Dr.-Nashwa-(2)Egyptian scientist Dr. Nashwa El Bendary is the winner of the regional L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship. The L’Oreal  award is meant to fund and support just five women from the region who are carrying out constructive and innovative research in science. Dr. El Bendary’s award-winning project is destined to positively affect the future of agriculture and food security in Egypt.

Ghada Abdel Khalek: The Cairo Marriott Hotel’s Marketing Star

_128Ghada Abdel Khalek has been in the hotel industry since 1988.  Driven by challenge, success, and a desire to learn, her journey started at the Movenpick, then she moved to the Cairo Marriott as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, and later became the Area Public Relations and Promotions Manager at the Conrad hotel.  A shift took place in her career in 2001 when she went to work for the Special Olympics regional office in the Middle East and Africa for eight years. After this break, Abdel Khalek went back to the Cairo Marriott where she realized she felt most at home. Abdel Khalek tells eniGma’s Salma Hussein about her journey.


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