Who Is She

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Writer and Director
Fatma El Maadoul

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BA, High Institute of Theater Arts, 1970.



Work history

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.
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.


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.