United Arab Emirates Economic Outlook

The UAE has been ramping up plans in recent weeks to diversify its economy away from oil and to stimulate investment, which is already starting to reflect positively in economic data for Q2. Following a visa reform approved in May—which should support a flagging housing market— the government announced on 7 June a comprehensive joint investment plan with Saudi Arabia …

Why Being Great Is So Much Harder Than People Realize

  This fascinating New York Times video changed the way I think about career success. It shows the world records in the men’s 100-meter sprint between 1896 and 2012. Notice anything interesting? There’s almost a straight line of improvement of over time. Now, if you have any curiosity about how the world works, you have to ask yourself, “What’s going …

DUBAI FITNESS CHALLENGE KICKED OFF IN STYLE WITH SPECTACULAR OPENING WEEKEND CARNIVAL IN SAFA PARK

–     25,000 attended DFC’s opening event, with Come and Try Fitness, Children’s Fun & Fitness, and Nutrition & Healthy Living Zones proving big hits –      Carnival’s main stage featured celebrity appearances and exciting line-up of fitness acts, while Global Mala event attracted huge crowds of yoga enthusiasts The inaugural Dubai Fitness Challenge kicked off to resounding success with the Opening …

Life moments

Life’s also about details … #thoughts #life #style #love #rainydays #uniqueness A post shared by Manuel Perrotta (@manuel.perrotta) on Oct 7, 2017 at 9:15am PDT

School Librarian of the Year Award 2018 Now Open for Nominations

Award Celebrates Innovative and Creative Impact on UAE Student Reading Habits Dubai, 1 October, 2017: Nominations are now open for the second edition of the School Librarian of the Year award, which was introduced last year by the Emirates Literature Foundation and The Executive Council of Dubai. After a successful inaugural year which saw 100 nominations submitted from around the country, …

Manuel Perrotta Advisor of The College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD)

The American University in the Emirates (AUE)   The College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD) is committed to provide the best possible conditions for the study, practice, research and teaching of fine art, and design in response to the demands of the field and contemporary practice. CFAD prepares students for professional careers in art and design and to pursue …