Six Senses Zighy Bay

Posted on June 28, 2012 Under Travel

On my last trip to Dubai, I had a few free days to check out some neighboring countries.  Top of my list this trip was Oman, mostly because I had heard such great things about their rich and interesting culture,…

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Education City Commencement Speech

Posted on May 14, 2012 Under Press

I was invited to give the commencement speech at the Qatar Foundation 2012 Convocation. An incredible honor. Qatar's Education City includes branches of the following universities: Virginia Commonwealth University, Weill Cornell Medical College, Texas A&M University, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown…

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Al Riwaq Art Space: Bahrain

Posted on June 4, 2010 Under Art

Al Riwaq Art Space was a total surprise during my trip to Bahrain. It's an absolutely gorgeous non-profit space supporting contemproary art practice and encouraging the creativity of the youth in Bahrain. A few shots of work throughout the gallery…

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Bahrain International Circuit Visit

Posted on June 2, 2010 Under Travel

Thanks to some local friends one of the stops during my tour of Bahrain yesterday was the new Bahrain International Circuit– the first track on the Grand Prix tour in the Middle East. I figured I was just going on…

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Museum of Islamic Art: Doha (Pictures)

Posted on May 30, 2010 Under Travel

Bright and early this AM I went to an event at the Museum of Islamic Art here in Doha. The architecture was completely breathtaking. Beautiful skylight... Gorgeous details.. This building was Art-chitecture. Staring straight up at the opening in the…

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Petra, Jordan: Quick Shots

Posted on May 22, 2009 Under Travel

A quick glimpse at some photos from Jordan as I'm going through all my photos from the trip. The city pictures are from a refugee camp in East Amman, the desert shots are Petra. More soon, I promise. Enjoy! (more…)

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I Went Floating in the Dead Sea

Posted on May 14, 2009 Under Travel

It's an unexplainable feeling, really. No, that's not me– but it certainly could have been me floating in the Dead Sea reading the newspaper. After all the YGL sessions today, I popped down to the lowest place on earth (1,385…

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Young Global Leaders: Dead Sea Summit

Posted on May 9, 2009 Under Travel

I thought everyone would enjoy a little bit of a travel update! Fresh back from Vancouver, I'm headed to the Middle East shortly for the Young Global Leaders Dead Sea Summit. Earlier this year I was nominated as a YGL…

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Spearlocator: Next Stop, Dubai

Posted on November 4, 2008 Under Travel

I'm very excited to be headed to Dubai for a few days this evening! Update: Gah! Sickness has taken over and I was unable to make the flight. Looking forward to visiting another time.e The primary purpose of the trip…

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