United Arab Emirates, 2017
Current Place of Residence: Dubai, UAE
University: New York University Abu Dhabi
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Literature
Dubai Abulhoul is the author of Galagolia, the first Emirati fantasy novel. She is a columnist in both The Gulf Today and Al Bayan Newspaper. In February 2016, Dubai was the youngest Emirati to be appointed by the UAE Government to the first Emirates Youth Council.
She interned as an international relations analyst at the UAE Embassy in Washington and the UAE Mission to the UN. Her undergraduate research focuses on women’s political participation in the UAE. Dubai plans to pursue an MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy at the University of Oxford.