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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Quiz tennis player Vera Zvonareva

February 19th, 2011
04:36 PM ET

She’s ranked number 3 in the world and she’s got her eye on the top spot. Vera Zvonareva is coming off a banner year that took her to the finals at Wimbledon and the US Open. The Russian is a baseliner who likes to play on all surfaces. She graduated from Russian State Academy and is working on a second degree at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow. Zvonareva plays singles and doubles and started the year off with a semi-final singles finish at the Australian Open.

It’s a good thing that Zvonareva enjoys traveling -she’s on the go for most of the year –traveling tournament to tournament.  In her free time –she’s worked with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation and has donated a portion of her U.S. Open prize money to raise funds for research.

Now is your chance to ask tennis star Vera Zvonareva your questions. Please include them below and be sure to list where you are writing from.

London Fashion Week: Model Erin O'Connor

February 18th, 2011
08:27 PM ET

(CNN) Strikingly symmetrical and impossibly elegant, British supermodel Erin O'Connor is one of the most recognizable and acclaimed figures in the fashion world today.

She's been the face of Versace, Dior, Armani, and Gaultier - and after 16 years commanding catwalks around the globe, the porcelain-skinned belle is still at the very top of her profession.

But beyond the extraordinary physique and angular, painterly features that define her appearance, O'Connor has emerged as a vocal proponent of change within the pressurized, often exploitative industry she inhabits.

Driving to increase diversity among models and improve industry-wide working conditions, the down-to earth Brit is co-founder of "All Walks Beyond the Catwalk," an organization that encourages designers to embrace women whatever their age or size.

During London Fashion Week, O'Connor runs the "Model Sanctuary" - a non-profit retreat that aims to address everything from eating disorders to self-esteem issues, employing a combination of therapy, pampering treatments, and lots of food.

Here's your chance to have your questions answered by this model turned advocate.

Please leave your questions below and be sure to include where you're writing from.

London Fashion Week: Quiz Burberry's Christopher Bailey

February 17th, 2011
03:58 PM ET

Their checkered pattern is instantly identifiable around the world - it's a fact that fashion house Burberry is very proud of.

The British label was founded in the mid-19th century by 21-year-old Thomas Burberry as a store that sold outdoor garments and fabrics.

After establishing stores in London, the brand eventually evolved into a luxury label that focused heavily on developing it's tartan pattern on hand bags, outerwear and scarves.

Today, the company has sales worth more than $2 billion a year and has stores in North America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey has helped to rejuvenate the historic company, recruiting younger stars to advertise the brand - most notable was Harry Potter's Emma Watson.

The company also has a strong social media presence on networking sites Facebook and Twitter.

During this year's London Fashion Week, Bailey will be tweeting throughout the week and Burberry are planning a very special event for the launch of their collection.

Here's a look at highlights for this year's London Fashion Week.

London Fashion Week: Quiz designer Betty Jackson

February 17th, 2011
03:57 PM ET

British fashion designer Betty Jackson is well-known across fashion circles for her beautiful clothing and is even responsible for designing the outrageous costumes on the hit television series, "Absolutely Fabulous."

Jackson first got her start in the fashion industry in 1973 when she began as a design assistant with Wendy Dagworthy.

She moved on to a few other positions before she set up her own design company.

Jackson has a flagship store on Brompton Road and has also designed collections for some of the UK's leading high street retailers including Debenhams and Marks and Spencer.

Jackson is preparing to launch her latest collection at this year's London Fashion Week and will be speaking to CNN and answering any questions you might have about the industry.

Please leave your question for Betty Jackson below and be sure to include where you're writing from.

London Fashion Week: Quiz Matthew Williamson

February 17th, 2011
02:28 PM ET

If you want a bit of bohemian glamour, look no further than Matthew Williamson - he's the UK born designer who has brought a kaleidoscope of color to the runway and the red carpet.

Williamson was initially known for his print skills and got his first break in the industry working with the British fashion company Monsoon and Accessorize.

But it was in 1997 that he burst into the spotlight with his very own debut collection.

His exotic shades wowed the fashion world and his clothing instantly became a staple for celebrities.

Williamson is showing his new collection during this month's London Fashion Week so here is your chance to have your questions answered by this well-known designer.

Please leave your questions for him below and be sure to include where you're writing from.

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