Yasmin Maqbool

Content Strategist, Copy Editor, Editor, Ghostwriter, Managing Editor

Creating Content in Strong Verbs and Short Sentences

Focused journalist, successful in developing feature articles, news reports, editorial pieces, page designs and layouts​.
• Effective Interviewer
• Copy- Editing & Proofing
• Broad knowledge of Local News Topics
• Deadline driven
• Focused
• Self- motivated
• Interpersonal Skills

Leadership
• Founder of Dgtlshrts (https://www.facebook.com/dgtlshrts/?ref=bookmarks) – an online short form content platform to shed light on untold stories as is (July 2018-Present)
• Managing Editor, hubb.fashion(http://hubb.fashion) (March 2017-July2018)
• Heading the creative and content team for Dubai Women’s Run 2018/ content planner for Dubai Women’s Run 2017- As a core team member I was assigned to create and get on board Women of Substance to promote the event, event partners, venue partners and build on marketing initiatives for the event
• Editor, Limited Edition Coffee Table Book, 100 Iconic NRIs (2018)
• Volunteer Emirates Lit Festival (2014, 2015, 2016)
• Heading the Femina ME 4 Cancer Campaign (2016)
• Organizing and Planning the Femina ME awards (2016)
• Hosting the FilmFareME 5 years Event (2015)

Categories
Content Types
Article, Interview, Press Release, Blog Post
More Information
MAHARAJAH SAYAJIRAO , BA COMMUNICATIONS AND JOURNALISM • 1996
MAHARAJAH SAYAJIRAO UNIVERSITY , BA ENGLISH (HONS.) • 1994
Location|English, Hindi, Urdu
Publications
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Published Content

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Article
REAL WOMAN Rafia Obaid Ghubash (pg64-66).pdf

Not everyone feels a connection with his or her cultural heritage, as Professor Rafia Obaid Ghubash, Founder ‘Women’s Museum’, a first in the Emirates and the Arab region​ does. She tells Yasmeen Maqbool how by glimpsing backwards, we learn to know ourselves better and move forward

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Article
REAL WOMAN SOFANA (PG92-94).pdf First Saudi Lawyer.pdf

She is one of the first ten women lawyers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A fighter, a game changer and a survivor, Sofana Dahlan founded Tashkeil, a Saudi based social enterprise that incubates and promotes creative entrepreneurs. Yasmeen Maqbool discovers the woman with indomitable spirit – the force behind the fast-evolving​ Saudi woman identity

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Article
REAL WOMAN- Isobel Abulhoul(PG84).pdf

She advocates reading and enjoys bringing the best authors​ to Dubai. Isobel Abulhoul, CEO of Emirates Literature Foundation and Festival Director of Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

saffroninsider.com
Blog Post
Relief on Her Mind

To me, travelling is more about experiencing real people, real experiences and incidents. Off-the-tourist track, travels opened my eyes to the hardship of everyday living for many communities, but the final push came in Istanbul. A cold winter evening incident that involved a 50-year-old, homeless woman who sold me her coat to help tide through till a job came along, became the final push. I am glad to have evolved in a way that I am able to deconstruct any preconceived notions about people or situations and adopt to something new and still be able to empathise

February 29th, 2016
bit.ly
You May Want To Think Again Before You Say ‘Yes’
December 13th, 2018
lovindubai.com
Article
Dubai Opera’s Next Performance Is A Bit Different From The Usual Line-up
April 18th, 2017
saffroninsider.com
Put Your Best Foot Forward
hubb.fashion
A Fashion House That Knows No Borders Nor Ethnicities
May 31st, 2017
fridaymagazine.ae
Article
Neena Nizar: I’m tiny but I make the most of life
January 3rd, 2013
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