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4 Fabulous Books to Enjoy by the Beach

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The best thing about going on a vacation that you can do any sort of activity that you like. From chilling by the beach to long walks under the moon light. Some of us out there reading a book by the beach is literally heaven; and since we always have something for everyone, we made you a list of 4 different books to enjoy with the sound of crashing waves.

So, whether you are a book warm or not that much into reading, you will find something in there that you will like:

Milk and honey:

Milk and honey is a poetry book written by Rupi Kaur. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter narrates a different kind of experience. You can definitely finish this book in a couple of hours, be careful tho because it might drags you in a roller coaster of emotions.

The Lover’s Dictionary:

 

The Lover’s Dictionary is the first adult by David Levithan. This modern love story is told entirely dictionary entries. It is a pretty small book; however, it shows you all the details of the different stages lovers go through.

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck:

The name says it all, doesn’t it?

The second book by blogger and author Mark Manson. In this book, Manson criticizes the culture of mindless positivity that isn’t practical or helpful for most people. The author relies on his personal experience to illustrate his point of view.

The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait:

The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait is an illustrated journal created by Frida herself where she expressed lots of dreams, wishes and thoughts. The journal also reflects on her stormy relationship with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, along with 70 mesmerizing watercolor illustrations.

Vacation is just getting started, so pick up a book and enjoy some good reading by the beach

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Saudi Rania Nashar Makes it to Forbes’ List of The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women”

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The Kingdom’s own Rania Nashar has made it to Forbes’ annual list of “The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women” and we can’t help but feel so much pride!

Nashar was ranked the 99th in the list that includes prominent names such as Angela Merkel, Kamaala Harris, Melinda Gates, Rihanna, & many other global female trailblazers.

Nashar is the first female to hold the position of CEO CEO of Saudi commercial bank, Samba Financial Group. She also made it to this ranking through her tremendous efforts in implementing changes that empower women of Saudi Arabia, all of which comes as part of the 2030 Vision.

Nashar has exceeded 20 years of experience in the field of commercial banking and has been inspiring young Saudi women to take on the challenge as well and break the glass ceiling and for that, we congratulate her.

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This Saudi Landmark Just Won a Prestigious Award for Its Innovative Architectural Design

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The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) has received the American Concrete Institute (ACI) award for concrete construction excellence.

The building, which is designed by Zahra Hadid Architects (ZHA), is one of the most well-known landmarks in Riyadh. It’s known for its unique architectural design.

The structure features an hexagonal honeycomb structure which stands out with hexagonal cell openings providing shade from the harsh sun. “ZHA projects have always been unique and creative in an unprecedented, nontraditional way. There’s no other structure like it in the entire world,” Saudi architect Mokhtar Al Shoaibi told Arab News.

The building is made of extremely complex steel, said Saudi architect Mukhtar Al-Shoaibi.

“The contractor working on the job must have gone through so much to install the joints and then apply the sheets over it and now it acts as a monument in the Kingdom,” he told Arab News.

It’s also worth mentioning that KAPSARC won the title of ‘smartest building’ in Saudi Arabia from the Honeywell Smart Building Awards program.

“I’m proud to see Saudis accomplish that. There are many more major projects coming up in the Kingdom as well, and I can’t wait to see what they’ll present,” Mukhtar Al-Shoaibi said.

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Women’s Participation Rise 120% in Saudi Industries

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Women of Saudi Arabia are claiming their rightful role in private and government sectors, as these sectors strive to hire qualified women in different fields.

According to the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technical Zones (MODON), the number of Saudi women taking part in the industrial cities it oversees has seen a significant increase by around120 percent, bringing the total number of female workers 17,000 by the end of March this year.

Khalid Al-Salem, director general of MODON, said that the authority “has come a long way” and still aims at encouraging the female participation in the industrial sector.

“These oases host clean industries such as medical and food industries, rubber and high-tech industries, as well as prefabricated factories supporting women entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises,” he said.

He said: “MODON seeks to support the productivity of women by providing an optimal environment for their work. Therefore, it signed a memorandum of understanding with a building development company to implement nursery and kindergarten programs in industrial cities and oases under the Ministry of Education’s guidance.” He added.

This strategy of activating the role of women in industrial development goes along with the Saudi Vision of 2020 that aim at enhancing women’s role in the Kingdom’s economy.

 

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