Sheikha Abdulla Bin Jaseem AlMteiri

Emirati poet Sheikha AlMutairi was born in Dubai in 1980; she holds a BA in Arabic, in addition to an MA in libraries and information. She works as Head of the National Culture Department and the Public Relations and Media Department at Juma Al Majid Centre for Culture and Heritage, and is a radio host on Sharjah Radio.

She is the chairperson of the Emirates Writers Union’s Publishing and Authorship Committee and heads the Union’s Dubai branch, as well as a member in many literary and cultural councils.

Sheikha won second place in the “Prince of Poets” competition in its eighth season.