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Specialist Topics Sports
Healthy Living
Emotional & Psychological Wellness
Physical Wellness
Knowing Your Purpose
Coping with Life Issues
Creating a Meaningful Life
Physically Challenged
Positive Thinking
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DAREEN BARBAR Inspiration & Motivation
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Mrs. Dareen Barbar, Lebanese born on 19th January 1978. A Motivational Speaker and an aspiring Athlete. Dareen stepped onto the World stage after making history in the most glamorous events on the planet, the World, Beauty, Fitness and Fashion Show in London, where she competed in the Transformation and Makeover Division and won, She became the first Arab Amputee to participate in such a pageant. She is an ambassador of inclusion for people of determination aka the disabled in the UAE. Lost her leg to cancer at the age of 15, which turned her life around. But that didn’t stop her from living her life to the full and overcoming the hardships. Her passion for sports was revived after her broken hip that lead her to adopt a healthy life style of exercising and eating healthy and earned her fitness instructor and nutritionist qualification, She got awarded and honored in several events, she was the ambassador of Dubai Fitness Challenge and Dubai Women’s Run 2017, got honored in her country by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants in an annual event, LDE (Lebanese Diaspora Energy 2018) that occurs in different countries to celebrate the Lebanese achievers living abroad attended by the Lebanese president. Dareen was honored by the IFBB and Emirates Bodybuilding Federation and was granted a trophy for her achievements. Dareen’s story has been covered in many national and international newspapers and magazines, she has been interviewed by many TV Channels as well. Dareen’s journey has impacted and still impacting a lot of people from all over the world. In addition to being an Athlete, Dareen is married to a wonderful person Ramzi Gholmieh and they have two amazing kids, Emilio and Katie, they live a happy fulfilling life in Dubai.

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Awards & References

Diafa award 2019, many sports awards

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