Hind Hobeika – Instabeat: Smart Goggles for Swimmers

Swimmer in blue water

Photo by Charalampos Tsirmpas From Lebanon to San Francisco, Hind Hobeika has evolved from a young passionate swimmer to a mature entrepreneur. Ten years of hard work and commitment did not do Hind Hobeika wrong. Over those years, she accepted the mistakes she made, pulled out the lessons she learned and worked harder on fulfilling […]

And Then Suddenly I Jumped!


Photo by Gaëlle Vuillaume Entrepreneurship, en•tre•pre•neur•ship äntrəprəˈnərˌSHip/ noun: the activity of setting up a business and taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. One day, a very well-intentioned financial advisor asked me about my “risk level.” I put on a wicked smile and replied, “My slippers have non-skid soles.” I think he quit […]

Dualities: Engineer By Day, Actor By Night – Mohammad N. Elbsat Explores His Potential

  A principal engineer in a multinational corporation by day, a professional actor by night, Mohammad N. ElBsat leads two lives simultaneously. Article by: Hailey Danielle Photo by: Matt J. Asmus In 2006, Mohammad N. ElBsat traveled from Saida, Lebanon, to the Midwest United States for graduate studies in electrical engineering at Marquette University. Soon […]

Two Shining Couples Getting The Balance Right

  Marriage and children are often the harbingers of sacrifice – usually in the form of one partner’s career, more often than not the woman’s. Yet, there are couples who manage to have it all: a spouse, children and a full-time, high-powered professional life. HOME Magazine spoke to two such wonder couples, who demonstrate that […]

Georges Najjar: Inviting the World for Coffee Lebanese-Style

  Meet the man committed to revolutionizing Lebanese coffee Sixty years ago, Michel Najjar became the first person to take an industrial approach to coffee production and distribution in the Middle East. Today, with his son Georges at the helm, his company, Café Najjar, aims to bring the Lebanese-style cup of coffee to the world. […]