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Why Girls Suffer in A Male-Dominated Job

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Are you the only girl in a male-dominated job? Did you start questioning your femininity? Do you struggle to prove your capabilities? Then this article is for you, it is for all of us actually, for those who struggle as the only females in the workplace, for the victims of masculine stereotypes and illogical expectations. What follows is how a girl suffer in the workplace and how to survive!

Even the most unshakably confident ones and those unperturbed by being perceived as bossy or emotional, sometimes have moment of weaknesses and often doubts themselves.

It’s true that we’re by now are over with all the nonsense stereotypes, especially with more women dominating various fields and excelling at what they do, but somethings remain unchanged and men at the workplace seem to never let go of some certain ideas and judgement.

She must be on her period

For starters, if a girl calls in sick, basically two things will come to mind, one is that she has her period, which doesn’t seem to them like good enough of an excuse to call in sick, or two is that she’s simply being a brat cause you know girls are weak and all that.

She must be PMSing!

If a girl shows extra emotion, if she seems a tat upset, then the first thing that automatically comes to mind is that she must be PMSing! That’s not the worst thing, the worst thing is that they assume that her mood will affect her performance. I remember one time, my boss approached me after asking me repetitively what’s wrong with me, and then said we need to get to work and not let my feelings interfere.

It’s either you man up or get left out!

If you’re the only girl in a team of boys, then you’re more likely to get left out because you have nothing in common with them. I remember a friend of mine telling me that her boss favored her male colleague because he likes football as well.

Moreover, it seems like we have to learn the guy talk or else we would be perceived as too sassy or too girly, which I still don’t understand why it is that a bad thing? But I remember how a friend of mine was picked on for the way she talks…

If you have the looks, they’ll like you better

Another thing that has shockingly become a norm, is calling out girls in front of everyone for the way they look! Flirting or commenting on the way a girl is dressed. Being a girl with a group of boys doesn’t seem to stop them from commenting on other girls’ looks.

You can’t have both a marriage and a career

Another case I have witnessed is a married woman whose boss always comes in late and complains that she has to leave early and that she doesn’t stay up late. This has created a miscommunication that obviously built a barrier between the two of them, but to the extent that he’s not mentoring her at all and always finds excuses not to teach her.

How to survive?

Build an inclusive squad of the people who can support you and understand what you’re going through, just remember to keep your complaints to a minimum so that you don’t end up negatively affecting one another and spreading negative energy.

Don’t lose your native language! Even if you have to toughen up in a workplace, twist your tongue a bit, don’t ever lose your mother tongue.

Speak up! If you have an issue with someone or something, talk about it. Approach the person and ask him about his problem with you and try to work through it. If they seem unwilling, that is when you should start working and prove yourself, not to anyone, but to yourself!

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Le Méridien Cairo Airport Invites Travellers To Savour The Beauty Of Golden Hour This Summer Season

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This summer season, LE MÉRIDIEN CAIRO AIRPORT is helping sun-seekers savour the good life and the beauty of Golden Hour with its own take on Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts’ global brand programme, Au Soleil by Le Méridien.
Personifying the laid-back elegance of European summers and the allure of the Côte d’Azur, this season’s global programme revolves around ‘Golden Hour,’ the magical hour at the end of the day under the sun – a sacred moment in time to slow down and indulge in simple pleasures through all the senses.
Beginning June 2022 LE MÉRIDIEN CAIRO AIRPORT will invite travellers to soak in the summer season and Golden Hour, both on- and off-property:
The Hotel will feature a How to Summer Guide, dedicated Petit Plates menu offering Mediterranean inspired mini baguettes perfectly paired rosé spritzers and aperitifs, part of the brand’s signature Sparkling Programme. In addition, Le Méridien is bringing modern twist to classic games traditionally enjoyed outdoors during warm weather days such as the iconic backgammon, as well as, poolside chess and other timeless summer pastimes both to-go and as an oversized option, inviting guests to linger a little longer, with an exclusive warm weather soundtrack, curated by French Bossa Nova collective Nouvelle Vague.
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Au Soleil Stay Package at LE MÉRIDIEN CAIRO AIRPORT
Beginning June 1 through October 31, LE MÉRIDIEN CAIRO AIRPORT will offer a special Au Soleil stay package that includes daily breakfast and a complimentary Le Scoop by Le Méridien gelato or sorbet, Au Soleil brunch and Au Soleil movie night every weekend
On-Property Experiences that Salute Golden Hour
From relaxing rosé and backgammon to bronzing in the afternoon sun, travellers visiting LE MÉRIDIEN Cairo Airport will be able to capture the spirit of Au Soleil in a variety of ways:
● A dedicated Petit Plates menu, offering Mediterranean-inspired mini baguettes and local light bites – from oysters to grilled fish – all with perfectly paired rosé spritzers and aperitifs, part of the brand’s signature Sparkling programme.
● A modern twist to classic games traditionally enjoyed outdoors during warm weather days, such as the iconic seaside pastime of backgammon, as well as tic-tac-toe, poolside chess and chic modernist-style Jenga sets.
Le Scoop by Le Méridien, featuring various flavors of gelato and sorbet – incorporating authentic ingredients like bright green pistachios from Sicily, as well as fragrant vanilla beans from Madagascar – reminiscent of a glamourous, sunny summer spent on the French Riviera. Le Scoop is designed to be enjoyed while taking part in the European summer tradition of a “passeggiata” to unlock the destination’s locale. “Passeggiata” is an Italian term referring to a traditional evening stroll in the town’s piazza.
● An exclusive summer soundtrack, curated by French Bossa Nova collective Nouvelle Vague, inviting guests to lounge a little longer.
● A distinctive on-property design aesthetic, evoking the spirit of Au Soleil and the playful glamour of endless European summers for travellers all year round.
● A How to Summer Guide that captures the unspoken rules of a perfect day Au Soleil, whether on the beach or in the town, including Sun Safety tips from the brand’s amenity partner MALIN+GOETZ.

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Unforgettable Eid Celebration at Somabay

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Somabay geared itself up with a very special Eid week, with traditional offerings ready to go. An extremely unique activation program was held on the shores of the Red Sea. From the 2nd till the 7th of May, Somabay created a vacation like no other during Eid Al-Fitr.

Being well-renowned as a trendsetter in all-new activities, Somabay was able to create an experience for adults, parents and especially kids during the festivities, featuring new activations at Sobar and S.Cape Beach Club. In addition, Somabay launched its opening of new projects: Playpark, a kids’ entertainment hub that offers some distinctive activities, the launch of Floodlit Footgolf for the first time by the Red Sea and BayFit, as well as the new fitness studio by the Marina.

The entertainment program included DJs, stamina sports & fitness sessions, yoga classes, family bonding activities, and Nilco kids’ fun activities with the new launch of the Soma Raceway Go-Karting track.

The exceptional week witnessed a one-of-a-kind experience to captivate and entertain Somabay guests all week long; featuring Carolina Karam – a Lebanese singer for an unforgettable night.

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Cairo Festival City Hosts “Wings for Life” Marathon for the First Time in Egypt

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In Cooperation with Red Bull, Ignite Egypt & Allianz Egypt with the Aim to Raise Donations for Spinal Cord
Cairo Festival City Hosts “Wings for Life” Marathon for the First Time in Egypt

Cairo – May 8, 2022: Cairo Festival City (CFC), an affiliate of Egypt’s leading real estate developer Al Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE), hosted the “Wings for Life” marathon, which is taking place for the first time in Egypt. Taking place in cooperation with Red Bull, Ignite Egypt and Allianz Egypt, the event aims to support research to find a cure for spinal cord injury, one of the world’s most severe injuries and the most expensive to cure.

“Wings for Life” world run is a global running movement that was inaugurated in 2014 by the Wings for Life not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation. Supported by Red Bull, the marathon annually takes place all over the world simultaneously during the first week of May, with the participation of professional athletes, runners, and wheelchair participants from across the world. The global movement aims to collect funds to support cutting-edge research to find a cure for spinal cord injury and raise awareness about the risks of spinal cord injury.

Cairo Festival City is committed to host several events and marathons to raise awareness on different diseases and collect funds to support finding a cure for them. These events include the “Run for a Heart” marathon that aimed to raise funds for child’s heart diseases, and “Run for a Cure” marathon that aimed to raise awareness among women about early detection of cancer and supported efforts toward treatment.

About Cairo Festival City
Cairo Festival City’s lifestyle and amenities truly captivate the world’s attention, while setting a higher benchmark for integrated mixed-use community living, with many choices at hand. Setting the best example of a self-sustaining eco-friendly “City within a City”, CFC offers remarkable experiences for every resident, tenant and visitor with its avant-garde villas, lavishing apartments, high-end administrative offices, elite shopping mall, world-class hotels, international school, sports hub, state-of-the-art service centers, and sophisticated automotive park.

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