For this bonus edition of The Balanced Voice Podcast, we sit down with the first female Arab editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Salma Awwad. Salma talks about her diverse experiences, women’s empowerment, leadership values and her current project, sawwad.com.
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Salma has worked with some of the world’s largest fashion houses including Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Alexander Wang and Narciso Rodriguez. Shas also worked for companies such as Lancome in L’Oreal, Jean Paul Gaultier and Issey Miyake. Salma successfully styled the first cover with Kris, Kylie and Stormi Jenner during her time as editor-in-chief at Harper’s Bazaar Arabia. Her most current project is Sawwad Fashion FZE a fashion design and fashion styling company that specializes in creation, manufacturing and retailing of high-end structured women’s jackets, and street style statement T-shirts. Sawaad targets confident, independent and career driven women and all of their products are made 100% locally in the UAE.
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