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Features Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East

Aalia Mehreen Ahmed is the Features Editor at Entrepreneur Middle East.

She is an MBA (Finance) graduate with past experience in the corporate sector, and was also co-founder of CyberSWIFTT- an anti-cyberbullying campaign that ran from 2017-2018 as part of the e7: Daughters of the Emirates program.

Ahmed is particularly keen on writing stories involving people-centric leadership, female-owned startups, and entrepreneurs who've beaten significant odds to realize their goals.

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Entrepreneurs

TAQADAM Tales: Saudi Arabia-Based Miqyas Has Its Sights Set On Providing Online Sizing Options For Fashion E-Commerce Retailers

Built as a software as a service (SaaS) platform, Miqyas helps online fashion retailers precisely measure clothing sizes for customers.

Technology

Dubai-Based Irish Startup P4ML Aims To Help Save The Lives Of Millions Of Newborn Babies

What if there was a way to detect potential rare diseases in a newborn by creating a "digital twin" of the baby at birth? That's pretty much what P4ML is attempting to do, with its offering aiming to help save the lives of millions of newborn babies.

Starting a Business

TAQADAM Tales: How UnitX Plans To Capture The Computer Vision Market For Safety And Surveillance

TAQADAM was particularly helpful in kickstarting UnitX, especially when it comes to the emotional support to the founding team.

Growth Strategies

TAQADAM Tales: Rehla Car Aims To Solve Saudi Arabia's Intercity Travelling Woes

By providing ride-sharing, ride-hailing, parcel delivery, booking in advance, and tourism trips all in one platform, the startup is aiming to become the next super app of the region.

Growth Strategies

TAQADAM Tales: Biotech Startup Wayakit Is Creating Organic, Non-Toxic Products That Will Help Make Travel Safer

The female scientists and founders duo behind Wayakit explain how the COVID-19 crisis led to a business pivot, which ultimately opened doors to new sectors such as the aviation industry.

Technology

Dubai-Based WideBot's Chatbot Technology Picks Up On Arabic Dialects To Gain Larger Customer Inclusivity

WideBot has come up with a chatbot that incorporates the different dialects used in formal and informal Arabic, and it also claims to pick up on intangible linguistic factors such as sentiment and tone.