Thursday September 08, 2022
PhD in Dubai and Full Time Influencer, The Morrocan Stylish Beauty ready to use her voice to help educate the youth
When we hear about the word Influencer, we think about Fashion, Beauty, Status, Fame and Glamorous Lifestyle. The word â€œInfluencerâ€ keeps on changing to its level of influence based on the personality and community built over time. But hereâ€™s one of the Up close and personal to one of the UAE Based Influencer, Hinda Achahbar (@a_hinda in Instagram) to tell us about her Influencer journey and the bigger purpose of using her influence as a PhD student in Dubai. Hinda speaks 4 languages, lived in London and moved to Dubai to pursue her career.
Do you remember the time you joined social media, have you thought you will grow this far in this space?
Hinda Achahbar: The first time I joined social media was in 2012. I started looking at it differently when I moved to London in 2014, but didnâ€™t had the intention to go that far.
What inspires you every day to keep on being active in creating content and sharing your life to your audience?
Hinda Achahbar: My biggest inspiration is loving what I do. Loving creating content, sharing my thoughts and advice that might make difference to others. It motivates me a lot to know I have a beautiful online family. I donâ€™t call them followers; they are a family to me.
Â Hinda Achahbar
Aside from being an Influencer, you are studying PhD. How did you decided to pursue this career?
Hinda Achahbar: Indeed, doing a PhD or being a Doctor in Education was always a dream since I was a teenager. Iâ€™m someone who loves studying, love reading articles and journals.It makes me curious all the time. Because of it, I became interested in Education, and it brought me to have this bigger purpose to help others through Education. Thatâ€™s how I ended up doing my PhD in the educational leadership and management.
Do you think, somehow, your two careers complement each other?
Hinda Achahbar: Definitely.Being an influencer is like a tool to use our voice to influence our community in many ways. And since education is one of the most important pillars to build an educated society, it can helpÂ establish a promising future. Though merging these two careers has to be in the right way.
We heard, your PHD is ending soon, do you already know whatâ€™s next?
Hinda Achahbar: What youâ€™ve heard is right, I will be done with my PhD at the British university in Dubai soon, I do have few plans Iâ€™ll share them at the right time, but maybe the goal is to be a professor to help and support the next generation.
Â Marei Middle East, Dubai.
Do you think, Influencers are helping to shape the society, or the world is being saturated in the fact that some personalities are showing different representation of what is real Influence means?
Hinda Achahbar: Unfortunately, what we are seeing in the last past years that most people want to be influencers which is fine everyone has the right to be what they want to be. But being an influencer is a responsibility. You should be responsible of every single word you say and any action, you should always put in mind that there are children, teenagers, parents and all type of people who are watching you and trusting you since they are giving you, their time.
Whatâ€™s your best advice to those young people who want to pursue getting PHD and those people who wants to pursue being an Influencer?
Hinda Achahbar: Dream BIG, nothing in this universe can stop you of being a Dr or being a successful influencer, or even both. All you need is to set your goals clearly, trust yourself, and be patient. Because beautiful great things take time.
Marei Middle East, Dubai