Samira Nasr

In 2021, Montreal born, Samira Nasr becomes Harper Bazaar's first black editor-in-chief. She made history in the magazine's 154 year history. She took over the helm in the middle of a pandemic but after months of setbacks, the March issue debuted. She totally owned it, featuring Megan Thee Stallion on its cover. Samira's vision for the …

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Tech Savvy

After completing her first internship at Microsoft, Sasha Ariel was inspired to write a book while still in high-school to encourage girls to be tech savvy. Motivated by her own absorption in the Technology side of STEM, she set about writing the book which took two years. It was her hope that her main character, …

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Meeting Michelle

The next morning (Tuesday) he met Michelle. When he saw her his mind immediately went to Betsy Ming, the Cranberry shag carpet and glinting gizmos. She was a girl from school who had invited him over to her parents' house when no one was at home to show him her father's fancy gadgets but they …

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First Day at Work

It was his first day for work. He was sitting in the lounge. The company car had picked him outside of his apartment building at seven sharp and brought him over to the company which was about a forty-five minute drive. He was told to wait in the lobby and that someone would be down …

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In Nairobi

It was his first night in Nairobi. He had arrived in the morning. It was the fastest flight from Hong Kong and it took 14 hours. As soon as he got to the fully furnished apartment which was enormous and immaculate, he stripped and took a shower. Feeling refreshed, he wandered from room to room, …

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Off to Nairobi

As he sat there, waiting to board his flight to Nairobi, Kenya, he could still hear his mother demanding for the umpteenth time, "Why do you have to go there?" "My company is sending me there, Ma." "Why Africa? Why not America or Canada or England?" "They need me in Nairobi. Besides, I've always wanted …

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A Male Secretary?

"Enough of this Note taking nonsense," Evie said in frustration. "I'm going to do the speech recognition thing that Bill has been bending my ear about. "You can try the one Google has for free," Linette suggested. "It's called Google Cloud Speech API. "All right." "You also have Microsoft Bing Voice Recognition and IBM Speech …

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Donna’s Initiative

"My organization is a mess," Donna said. "Why do you say that?" her boyfriend, Hector asked her. "It's overrun with misaligning multitaskers." "What on earth are Misaligning multitaskers?" "They overworked employees who are constantly multitasking¬†causing them to make mistakes which get them into trouble with their supervisors and other employees. They are fatigued and distracted …

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Jabulani’s Choice

He was on his way home when he got the call. He eagerly answered it, his heart racing. "Hello, Jabulani." "Hello, Doctor. I've decided to accept your offer to sponsor me." He didn't realize that he was tense until he felt himself relax as relief washed over him. "I'm so happy to hear that. When …

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All Work…

The dream was so real, it scared me. In it another woman was kissing my man and he wasn't resisting. I couldn't go back to sleep. I lay there in the dark, staring up at the ceiling. Tyrell was lying next to me, fast asleep. I don't know how long I stayed awake but I …

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