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The Men's Room is a Western perspective on the Middle East, including conversations with thought leaders. Host Nadia Michel, a writer and journalist, invites a diverse roster of friends and guests that include the most inspired CEOs, chefs, adventurers, entrepreneurs, musicians, authors, artists, and beyond. Expect tips from insiders on how to crush it in the business world and personal anecdotes you won't hear elsewhere.

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The Men's Room is a Western perspective on the Middle East, including conversations with thought leaders. Host Nadia Michel, a writer and journalist, invites a diverse roster of friends and guests that include the most inspired CEOs, chefs, adventurers, entrepreneurs, musicians, authors, artists, and beyond. Expect tips from insiders on how to crush it in the business world and personal anecdotes you won't hear elsewhere.

    The Resurrection of Fetchr

    The Resurrection of Fetchr

    Hussein Wehbe is the new CEO of Fetchr, a Dubai-based shipping company that avoided collapse by cutting over 1200 jobs and raising fresh funding in August 2020. He talks about the new vision, shifting his mindset towards the future and building a strong company culture.

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    Invested in Art: Advice from an Insider

    Invested in Art: Advice from an Insider

    Saleh Barakat is a Lebanese art expert, gallery owner and curator. He talks about the right approach to buying art and the real returns on investment. He gives tips on starting a collection and comments on a few Levantine artists who are becoming influential on a global level.

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    Debunking Cryptocurrency and the End of Money

    Debunking Cryptocurrency and the End of Money

    Talal Tabbaa is the Dubai-based co-founder and COO at Jibrel Network. He explains how cryptocurrency is regulated by digital scarcity, how it can protect investors against inflation and the advantages of trading on the ethereum blockchain, including the fact that it bypasses the traditional banking system. He predicts that it will eventually replace money as we know it.

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    Lockdown Dining: The Evolution of Food Delivery

    Lockdown Dining: The Evolution of Food Delivery

    Mohamed Al Fayed is the CEO and Co-Founder of Grubtech, a Dubai-based F&B tech company founded in 2019 that recently received $2 million in seed funding. He explains how the restaurant delivery industry has rapidly evolved with COVID-19, how Grubtech optimizes the digital process, the advent of robotic kitchen 'staff' and the ways AI will change the way we eat.

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    Repowering Lebanon with wind energy

    Repowering Lebanon with wind energy

    Salah Tabbara is co-founder of Naseem Akkar Windfarms, Lebanon's first wind energy project that will power 225,0000 homes. In this episode recorded before the August 4th explosion at the Port of Beirut, he talks about the project's progress, how the private sector can help restructure that country's failed economy and eliminate the need for subsidies and addresses the rise of sustainable energy across the Middle East.

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    Behind the music with Dounia

    Behind the music with Dounia

    Dounia is a Moroccan-American singer, songwriter, model, and activist based in Queens, New York. She talks about grappling with her identity as a Muslim, writing explicit lyrics and how her unconventional beauty and message of self-acceptance has led to a huge following and fan base.


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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Nadia Michel’s amazing personality shines in this podcast. She clearly has a solid foundation in journalism and isn’t afraid to dig deep into the topics being discussed. She has beautiful and fun personality that allows the people she is interviewing to feel at ease allowing them to share amazing ideas with the listeners. I LOVE this podcast. I listen for Nadia as much as I do for whomever she is interviewing.

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