I was born in Sana’a Yemen
My father passed away
I wrote my first poem
I wrote my first short story
I took pictures using a broken camera. I never got to see the photos. The camera had no film!
I moved to Canada and joined United World Colleges (UWC)
I abandoned writing
I obtained the International Baccalaureate Diploma
I moved to the US
BA of Arts in Government and International Relations
I returned Yemen
Photo Exhibition: European Union Embassy, Sana'a, Yemen (2013) Photography
Photo Exhibition :Street Life: in the moment, Roaffa Gallery, Sana’a, Yemen (2013)
During the war I documented the everyday lives of Yemenis on Twitter and Facebook under the handle; “Everyday Yemen”.
I collaborated with various international organizations, like Care, Oxfam and the British Council, UN women to tell the stories of women, children and internally displaced people.
Photo Exhibition: Women in Yemen, European Union, Brussels, France (
Photo Exhibition: She, British Council, Sana’a, Yemen
I moved to London, pursuing an M.A. in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism at the School of Media, Art and Design at the University of Westminster in London.
Photo Exhibition: Women like US, Beyond Borders Scotland, Edinburgh UK
Photo Exhibition: Women and War, United Nations Office, Geneva, Switzerland
Photo Exhibition: Unseen Beauty – Yemen: Art in Times of Destruction, The Hague Netherlands