Doha Heat
Doha Heat is a weekly, communal podcast created for every type of individual who currently calls Qatar home, has in the past, or may one day.

Today's episode features Paula Manzanera, who has spent a majority of her life living and working in the Middle East. She recounts her experiences spending holidays in Saudi Arabia as a child, trying to live a normal life in war-torn Lebanon, and finding a new start in Qatar.

Direct download: Episode_64_-_Paula_Manzanera_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 5:13pm MSK

Took a trip over to Northwestern University to chat with Mohana Rajakumar, who opens up about her academic and writing careers. We touch upon how one defines themselves as an individual and sustains their life passions, even in the face of critique or uncertainty.

Direct download: Episode_63_-_Mohana_Rajakumar_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:00am MSK

I Love Qatar's Kev Waller and I are back for another preview of this week's best events from around Doha. We've got art classes, a breast cancer awareness event, and lots of other happenings featured in this episode.

Direct download: Episode_62_-_Weekly_Events_Update_9.28_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:19pm MSK

This week's episode with our friends, The Edge: Qatar's Business Magazine, features visiting labor economist and managing director, David Jones from The Talent Enterprise. David delves into his recent article in the magazine titled "Is the Future Female?: Examining the rise of Qatari women in the workplace."

Direct download: Episode_61_-_The_Edge_Weekly_Business_News_9.25_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:00am MSK

Hope you all are having a wonderful week! Today's episode focuses on some people who are near and dear to my heart: the Ginger Camel team. We discuss their personal journeys in the media production field and their upcoming trip to the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards ceremony.

Direct download: Episode_60_-_The_Ginger_Camel_Team_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:08pm MSK

Doha Heat is happy to announce a new partnership with Martina Mullins, who is the country manager for Country Connections, a relocation services provider. Over the coming weeks we'll be providing short, yet hopefully informative answers to your questions pertaining to settling into Doha life and making it your new home.

Direct download: Episode_59_-_Introducing_Relocation_Services_FAQs_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 3:31pm MSK

Good morning, Doha and fans abroad! The weather might be cooling off finally, but the events' scene is heating up. This week Kev and us discuss a variety of networking opportunities, a trip to a Qatari farm, and Disney on Ice, among other things.

Direct download: Episode_58_-_Weekly_Events_Update_9.21_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 10:35am MSK

We sit down with The Edge's digital editor, Shehan Mashood, to talk about innovations positively impacting Doha. Our conversation details Apple's launch of its new iPhones and iOS technologies, as well as Qatar Business Incubation Centre's opening event and Hamad International Airport's new eGate system.

Direct download: Episode_57_-_The_Edge_Weekly_Business_News_9.18_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:00am MSK

French expat Marie Dumond from Stratagem relates to our audience her experiences growing up abroad and the unique opportunities presented by doing market research in Qatar.

Direct download: Episode_56_-_Marie_Dumond_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:28pm MSK

Got an entrepreneurial dream you wish to pursue but have been a little unsure where to go? Listen in today for our chat with Yasmeen Hassan, entrepreneurship manager at the Bedaya Center located in Katara Cultural Village.

Direct download: Episode_55_-_Yasmeen_Hassan_2_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:30am MSK

Let's kick-off the week with bringing you the latest events coming to Qatar. We discuss technology lectures, club nights, and an Eid bazaar - who says Qatar is a boring place to live?

Direct download: Episode_54_-_Weekly_Events_Update_9.14_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 2:11pm MSK

Join us in welcoming The Edge: Qatar's Business Magazine to the Doha Heat community! Each Thursday morning listeners will gain exclusive access to the latest developments related to the city's booming economy and innovation scenes. We begin with introducing managing editor, Miles Masterson, and discuss a variety of news stories and upcoming events.

Direct download: Episode_53_-_The_Edge_Weekly_Business_News_9.11_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:00am MSK

Happy Monday - hopefully your week is off to a great start! Yassir Hussain and Shaikha Al Qahtani of Weill-Cornell Medical College in Education City stop by to talk about growing up in Doha and leading the university's biomedical research program.

Direct download: Episode_52_-_Yassir_Hussain_and_Shaikha_Al_Qahtani_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 11:03am MSK

Kev from I Love Qatar and Doha Heat are back with another set of Doha's best upcoming events - just warning you now, there are a lot! This week we discuss political talks, fashion meet-and-greets, and the city's best nightlife spots. A little bit for everyone in this awesome city we call home.

Want to know more about particular events? Check out the great calendar I Love Qatar put together with all contact information: http://www.iloveqatar.net/events.

Direct download: Episode_51_-_Weekly_Events_Update_9.7_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 11:26am MSK

Woohoo! We've made it to a milestone of 50 episodes and thanks for being part of this journey! Rune Dige of new consumer electronics company Royal Digital sits down with us about his aspirations to become a regional powerhouse and his inspirations - truly awe-inspiring.

Direct download: Episode_50_-_Rune_Dige_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 3:01pm MSK

Listen in for today's episode with Imane Eddbali, who was born and raised in France and graduated from medical school last year, but then quickly relocated to Doha. We talk about her experiences balancing identities in France and Qatar, her passion for the medical field, and the launch of Doha's newest book club.

Direct download: Episode_49_-_Imane_Eddbali_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 3:03pm MSK

We enjoy some Lebanese cuisine and chat with VP of Operations, Roland Haddad, at Al Balad Restaurant. The episode traces Roland's experiences in the business world, especially what led him to take the plunge into running a restaurant. We also get some insights into Doha's culinary arts broadly; a real treat for the foodies out there!

Direct download: Episode_48_-_Roland_Haddad_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:57pm MSK

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