al empire | الإمباير

al empire | الإمباير

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Featuring exceptional Arabs around the world and their journeys to the top. al empire is a Kerning Cultures Network production. Search ‘Kerning Cultures Network’ to hear other podcasts like this one, and follow @kerningcultures on Instagram to stay in touch!

S2E7: Hebah Fisher: Kerning Cultures Co-Founder
1h 20min
Today on al empire, our season finale and last episode. So who better to end it with than the person who made this all possible?  Hebah Fisher, KC Network’s co-founder and CEO, demystifies her name, s ...
S2E6: Omar Samra: Adventurer and Entrepreneur
40min 57sec
Omar went from being an investment banker to adventuring around the world. He’s been on adventures climbing the highest mountains in the world, attempting to row across the Atlantic Ocean, skiing in t ...
S2E5: Ghizlan Guenez: The Modist Founder
35min 17sec
Ghizlan Guenez always loved fashion. But, as she entered the corporate world, Ghizlan could never find modest yet fashionable clothing to suit her style and the women around her. In 2017, she founded ...
S2E4: Bernard Khoury: Architect
35min 20sec
You may know Bernard Khoury from Johnnie Walker advertisements. He is the man behind some of Lebanon’s most iconic structures. Bernard takes us back to his childhood and the beginning of his architect ...
S2E3: Mona Ataya: Mumzworld Founder
35min 23sec
Mona Ataya, a serial entrepreneur, started early by selling chewing gum in grade school. Now, she runs the region’s largest online baby store, Mumzworld. She talks about the balancing act of being a m ...
S2E2: Jad Abumrad: Radio Host
52min 35sec
Host and co-creator of Radiolab, More Perfect, Dolly Parton’s America, and more, Jad Abumrad has inspired the sounds of thousands of podcasts and radio shows around the world (Kerning Cultures Network ...
S2Season 2 Trailer
2min 4sec
This is al empire season 2. Subscribe and leave a rating and review! Search ‘Kerning Cultures Network’ to hear other podcasts like this one, and follow @kerningcultures on Instagram to stay in touch! ...
S2E1: Nadine Labaki: Filmmaker & Actress
36min 36sec
Nadine chats with us about how her love for film began, the years of preparation and work for her 2018 film Capernaum, and her journey to becoming the first Lebanese woman in history to be nominated f ...
S1E7: Hatoon Kadi: Comedian
39min 52sec
In our season finale, Hatoon talks about the video that accidentally went viral and made her famous. From being named as BBC’s 100 Women in 2014 to dealing with trolls, this is the journey of Saudi’s ...
S1E6: Andre Haddad: Turo CEO
38min 33sec
Andre talks about growing up during the Lebanese civil war and how discovering The Economist at age 13 inspired a spirit of entrepreneurship in him early in his life. Fleeing the violence of Beirut, A ...
S1E5: Dina Shihabi: Actor
38min 54sec
Dina, now an acclaimed actress with shows on Amazon and Hulu, initially set out to become a professional dancer, despite trying to quit ballet as a child. In this episode, she talks about the critical ...
S1E4: Bassem Youssef: Comedian
46min 37sec
Bassem reflects on the moments that inspired him to leave behind 19 years in medicine for political satire, a show that was watched by 40 million people every week. Now, he tells us about what it’s li ...
S1E3: Joy Ajlouny: Cofounder, Fetchr
30min 46sec
Joy talks about building three companies from the ground up: from signing a $10,000 lease at the age of 23 to raising $56M across her ventures. She also talks about how she always challenged the statu ...
S1E2: Mona Chalabi: Data Journalist
42min 18sec
Mona tells us about the unusual freedom her Iraqi parents gave her as a kid, the meticulous process behind her work, and how she’s dismantling the idea that data journalism is an impenetrable truth. T ...
S1E1: Hamed Sinno: Mashrou’ Leila Singer/Songwriter
44min 39sec
Hamed chats with us about his childhood and what fuels his charisma onstage (including how he’s always wanted to be sexy like Tina Turner). He takes us through Mashrou’ Leila’s evolution - and his own ...
S1Season 1 Trailer
3min 37sec
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