Posts tagged Lebanese
Episode 14- May El Khalil, President of the Beirut Marathon Association Talks Beirut and Marathons

May El Khalil, the president of the Beirut Marathon Association sat down with Seele Magazine Editor, Ally Portee and talked about her 20+ years in Nigeria, and, returning home to Lebanon to inspire her post civil war nation through sport, with a marathon association. What used to be a few thousand runners has turned into several thousand runners, where’s May’s vision has put Beirut on the map of international marathons.

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Episode 8- Joyce Azzam the First Lebanese Woman Climbing 5 of 7 World Summits, Part I

This is episode #8 with Joyce Azzam. Joyce is the first Lebanese woman to climb 5 of 7 world summits. This coming November, she will be climbing Mount Vinson in Antarctica. And in the spring of 2019, she will attempt to climb Mount Everest. Her goal is to reach the 2 poles and become the second woman in the world to complete the Explorers Grand Slam. She’s keen to inspire girls and women to follow their dreams and challenge themselves through her #Yes_She_Can campaign.

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