On stage is an Arab schoolgirl who published her first book last year, aged 13, cataloguing the “amazing women of Arabia” who inspire her.
Dana Ablooshi is describing her ambition to become an astronaut before setting up her own business. She’s already had training with NASA.
We’re all inspired, and with more than 2,000 children from around 70 schools bussed in for the opening day, it’s hard not to feel energised and up-beat about the future.
Abu Dhabi is a quintessentially global community and in many ways the crossroads of the world. Native Emiratis are a small minority here and most of the world is represented in the rest of the population.
Posted 25 February 2020 by Guto HarriRead more