Dhuha Awad

Dhuha Awad was born in London, lived in six different countries and is currently based in Dubai. With a degree in Genetics, she worked with GlaxoWellcome, before listening to her true calling: Arts. She began her media career with BBC, London, in the Specialist Factual Department, where her scientific knowledge was used to produce storylines and visuals for multiple documentaries. After her move to Dubai in 2004, she worked for Dubai’s 1st Film Festival, produced different programmes for MBC and City7TV, and moderated in the 2015 Emirates Literature Festival. A lover of books and words, she is now working on her first historical fiction novel while continuing to develop her poetry blog with nearly a hundred poems inspired by music and images.