If you are from Iraqi Kurdistan, your beloved father swam and walked from Turkey to Germany to make a future for you before, with the rest of the family, you fled Saddam Hussein’s murderous regime over the freezing mountains, you may or may not believe that love can conquer all. But for 31-year-old Dashni Morad, there is no question this is true.
The first time I heard the debut, self-titled album by Alice Jemima I sat up and took notice of a sound that was at once honest, edgy and loaded with atmosphere. Keen to find out a little more about the artist from Devon who is set to make a big splash in the music industry for 2017.
During London Fashion Week 2017, multi-award winning designer Tina Lobondi celebrated the 1 year anniversary of the social enterprise Esimbi with a fashion show of her new collection, “I have chosen a lot of blue and yellow prints and floating, luxurious fabrics in honour of the colours of Congo.” Women Talking caught up with Tina in-between her speeches, fashion show and TV interviews for an interview of our own.
Nell Bryden is an American singer-songwriter who was raised in Brooklyn and hit the headlines back in 2011 when she lost all her hair after suffering a stress-induced episode of alopecia. Following the release earlier this year of her fifth studio album, we caught up with the artist to discover a little more about the story behind the woman.
Mother of two, Sharon Rabi created a unique hair straightening product in the basement of her parent’s apartment and has since taken the internet and the business world by storm. We caught up with the Israeli engineer to find out a little more about the beauty sensation she called DAFNI.
Life changing illness can strike at any time and often with very little notice. For Alice Peterson, a promising career as a tennis pro was brought to an abrupt conclusion when she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Undeterred she channelled her pain and disappointment into writing and is now a successful author whose latest book A Song For Tomorrow was released this month. We caught up with her to find out more about her story.
She auditioned for The X Factor in 2012 and became the first contestant to perform her own composition on the show. However, when illness forced her to quit the show she soon bounced back and launched a successful solo career. We caught up with singer/songwriter Lucy Spraggan to talk about her latest album “I Hope You Don’t Mind Me Writing”.