Who Is She

Personal information

Writer and Director
Fatma El Maadoul
1948

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Languages

Arabic
English

Contact information / Work

Education

BA, High Institute of Theater Arts, 1970.

Competences

Criticism
Writing Children's Books
Writing and Directing for Children's Theater

Work history

Jobs: 
Independent Writer and Director, 2009-Present.
Director, Department of Cultural Production, Ministry of Culture, 2007-2009.
Director, Art House for Folk and Performing Arts, Ministry of Culture, 2005-2007.
Honorary office and memberships: 
Member, National Council for Women.
Member, Supreme Council of Culture.
Member, International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).
Productions and works: 
Al-Hilm al-Wahid (The Only Dream), Nahdat Misr, 2007.
Hayat Radia (Radia's Life), Nahdat Misr, 2007.
Al-Nas al-Ba'ida (The Faraway People), Nahdat Misr, 2007.

Awards

Distinctions: 
First woman to become director of the Art House for Folk and Performing Arts.
First woman to become an undersecretary at the Ministry of Culture.
First Prize for Writing, Suzanne Mubarak Awards for Children's Literature, for Wadhifa li-mama (A Job for Mama), 2005.
Screenwriting Award, Cairo International Festival for Children's Cinema, for the script for Awlad al-qamr (Children of the Moon), 1999.
UNESCO Tolerance Award, for the book Khutut wa dawayir (Lines and Circles), 1999.