Dr. Alyazia Khalifa is the founder of AlFulk Translation and Publishing; a publishing house that focuses on translating children’s and YA literature in order to expand their intercultural awareness. In 2013, she was awarded her Doctorate degree in Intercultural Broadcasting from Kingston University, United Kingdom. In 2007, she was the first Emirati to be trained at GEO as part of the Cross-Cultural-Internship of the German Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA).
Alyazia Khalifa is a daydreamer with a traveller’s soul. She expresses her thoughts through her photography and writing. Her travel experiences not only inspired her to look into international literature, but also to expand her own imagination. Her first picture book When the Air Thinks was published in 2016 followed by her chapter book The Mango Tree in 2017. Her second picture book Whale in the AC is to be published in April 2018. Currently, she is working on her first YA Fantasy.