Adult event

Unfiltered Lessons for the Cultural Entrepreneur: Afra Atiq & Victoria Montgomery Brown

Event No. 55, 06-02-2021 14:00 - 15:00,
LitFest Pavilion, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

Language: English

Authors: Afra Atiq, Victoria Montgomery Brown

AED60.00 All prices are inclusive of VAT

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How do you define personal success? Two women working in different creative fields discuss the challenge to be heard in both on- and offline and share the lessons they have learned.

Victoria Montgomery Brown is one woman who has navigated this difficult environment by being transparent in her work and generous with her advice to other women. Dr Afra Atiq has carved out a unique space in the UAE cultural scene but has also pursued an academic career investigating how women develop their careers online.

Victoria Montgomery Brown is the author of Digital Goddess: The Unfiltered Lessons of a Female Entrepreneur, a guide for businesswomen to succeeding in a world that is still hostile to them. She is
the founder and CEO of Big Think, the knowledge company that makes people and companies smarter and faster through short-form video with the world’s best thinkers and doers.

Afra Atiq is well known as an award-winning Emirati spoken word poet, whose achievements include being the winning the 2017 ADMAF creativity award. She has been published in international peer-reviewed journals for work on education and literacy. Afra has recently completed her PhD in Media and Creative Industries, which focused on the intersection of social media and literature.