'Write the story of your life': Aisha Fayez Mohamed Al Qadhi

Write the story of your life: Aisha Fayez Mohamed Al Qadhi

Founder of Mastermind Events on her love for new experiences and animated movies!

Published: Fri 26 Oct 2018, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Fri 26 Oct 2018, 2:00 AM

The number one item on your wish list?
Learning new skills and exploring new opportunities that add to my knowledge. Also, diving in Khor Fakkan, zip lining in Jebel Jais and skydiving in Dubai are on my bucket list!
One life lesson you would want to share.
The most important lesson I have learnt is to take charge of my life. It is not for other people or circumstances to dictate what I want. Therefore my favourite mantra is, 'Write the story of your life'.
The biggest learning point or experience in your life?
My journey from being a freelancer to a consultant and then setting up my own company in the fashion world has created many learning points. There are new challenges at every turn, but it has been a very exciting journey so far.
Your most challenging project to date?
Fusion & Fashion Week's upcoming first season has been the most challenging - and also most exciting - project.

What advice would you give your younger self, if you could?
Believe in yourself. Trust that you can do it. Above all, accept and love all parts of yourself.
If you could move to any place in the world, what place would that be?
I love animated movies and, if given a chance, I would love to move and live in Hotel Transylvania in the movie of the same name. However, in the real world, I would not want to live anywhere other than the UAE; I'm so grateful to be a UAE national.
Favourite fictional character of all time and why?
Po from Kung Fu Panda. Whoever imagined that a panda could learn kung fu and then use it to defeat the powerful Tai Lung, while saving China?
The best thing you have ever bought yourself and why?
Being a parent is a tough job - especially when you have your side business and studies! After many challenging days, I finally bought a book How to Talk so Kids will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Ever since I read it, I've begun enjoying my life as a working parent and also give parenting classes to groups in various locations across the UAE.
A superpower you wish you had.
I would love to have the powers of Doctor Strange - moving across places and time zones, walking on walls, using magic and fighting evil! I may love animation and fiction, but I also love action.
- Staff Reporter

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