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We've made it to our 200th episode and what better way to celebrate than this interview with Seti Raeisi, who balances a demanding 9-5 with her passion for helping others live better. The life-long Doha resident shares about her desire to continuously learn and improve, be it studying computer science or composing her first motivational book in 2016. The enthusiasm and positivity seeps through this episode - hope you enjoy!

Feel free to check-out Seti's multiple social media platforms to get quick and FREE healthy living tips:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Setareh-Raeisi-942191262468546/timeline/

Instagram: @setithc

Snapchat: setasetaseta

Direct download: DH_-_Seti.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am MSK

Almost to our 200th episode - holy moly! Thanks to the wonderful world of Instagram, we met this episode's guest, Lulu Mohamad Ali, who is a self-described "Fashion, health, beauty, food, business, and technology micro-blogger" based in Doha. We talk about pursuing one's passions despite not fully knowing how to do it, the importance of learning daily, and what we can expect from her brand, Labelled.

Direct download: DH_LMA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am MSK

Julian Jan, owner and instructor at the Jan Institute of Education, tells about his life-long passion for learning, specifically the humanities. For anyone who has been in Qatar for a while, you might not think of Qatar as being a place where artists, philosophers, and historians thrive, but educators like Julian are helping to change that. Tune in to hear how more about this and Julian’s life journey that led him to Qatar.

 

 

If you like this episode or any of our past ones, please leave us a review on our Facebook page or iTunes page and check us out on snaptv.me. We love hearing from you!

Direct download: DohaHEAT_Edu.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK

 

Born and raised in Qatar, this sister and brother open up about the simultaneous feeling of missing a bygone era in the country and enjoying the changes that have come. The conversation also drifts into exploring the evolving cultural norms within Qatar and some of the ways in which young Qataris are pioneers. We definitely will have to do part 2 since we only get a small sampling of the two’s expeditions to places like the Amazon, Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the Arctic Circle.

Direct download: DohaHEAT1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK

 

Mayouf Rouf, who is one of the founders of Qatar’s e-commerce fashion platform that offers a hassle-free online shopping experience, joins us at the studio. We learn a bit about growing up in the country and his adventures in northern India, which would later influence his decision to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. Visit the Shabab Falcon site here: https://shababfalcon.com.

Direct download: DohaHEAT1_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am MSK

After what seems like forever, we are finally back with a new episode of Doha Heat where we introduce Carlo and his team at SnapTV.me. We are excited for this new partnership and growing together. Make sure to show them some love by visiting their website and checking-out the first online web-TV magazine in the Middle East.

 

Got an idea for an episode this year? We would love to hear from you via our social media or by dropping us a message on our website: www.dohaheat.com

Direct download: Doha_Snap.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK

Originally from Zimbabwe, maths teacher Lizzie Muringi joins us to talk about her life-long passion for education, specifically its ability to directly impact someone’s life. Not only does this passion get channeled into her day job, Lizzie also initiated an NGO, Blue Diamond Trust, aiming to assist students with school fees and other expenses.

 

 

*Special note: With the Doha Heat team going on holiday, this will be the last new episode for about a month. In the mean time, definitely check-out our past episodes.

Direct download: Teach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK

Environmental protection advocate and social media enthusiast, Neeshad VS, stopped by the studio after work to share his story that spans from India to Qatar. Because of his international experiences and very clear passion for giving back to his community, this young guy is someone to keep an eye on - expect great things from him in the future! Note: there are some great, easy ways to make your Ramadan more eco-friendly, too.

Direct download: Neeshad_VS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK

 

Special shoutout to our sponsor this week, Hyatt Plaza’s Fast-A-Thon 2015, which takes place this weekend, June 26th through 27th. To learn more about the event and register, visit: http://on.fb.me/1Ld2AuH.

Have you met someone that just exudes confidence and joy? Well, Mrs. Universe 2014 1st Runner-Up, Yezenia Navarro, demonstrates these qualities along with so many more. Listeners gain insight into her journey from pursuing acting in Mexico to falling in love and making the move to Qatar, after which she was invited to represent her homeland in the Mrs. Universe pageant.

 Want to learn more about Yezenia's anti-domestic violence campaign, Queens Without Scars? Make sure to follow the initiative's work here.

Direct download: Yezenia_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK

 

Doha Heat family! We’ve made it to our 1st birthday - woohoo! Thank you for all of your support and special thanks to our guest contributors, Neeshad and Saila.

Direct download: DH_-_Anniversary.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK