Emirati Spoken Word Artist
Afra is an Emirati spoken word poet who has performed on several platforms across the globe and won multiple competitions and poetry slams over the years.
Afra Atiq was named Best Performer for 2015-16 by Rooftop Rhythms and more recently won the 2017 ADMAF Creativity Awards. She proudly gives back to her community through mentorships and workshops with Untitled Chapters – a thriving hub for Emirati women writers. As a scholar, Afra has recently been published in the International Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences and conducted social research pertaining to literature and education.
Afra holds a master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy, and is pursuing a PhD at UAE University.