Afra Atiq

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Afra Atiq is the first Emirati female spoken word artist and slam poet.

She has been featured on local and international stages in 13 cities across four countries including at organizations such as the Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, Arab Gulf States Institution, NYUAD and Sheraa.

Atiq enjoys giving back to the community through workshops and mentorships.

She holds a master’s degree in international relations and diplomacy (specializing in Middle Eastern politics, gender policies, and power dynamics) and is currently pursuing her PhD at UAE University; however, performing takes center stage in her life.