Celebrity TV presenter and author of the Khawater Shab series, If He Had Been Between Us, My Journey with Gandhi and most recently Forty, Ahmad AlShugairi has been named one of the most influential media celebrities by Twenty Youth magazine. In this session he will give guidance on how to manage and improve five critical aspects of life: Mind, Body, Money, People, and Environment, with practical tips on how to improve each of these pillars, building on successes to find fulfilment and make a better life.
Youth Day participants will also hear Director of Communications for the Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign Jennifer Palmieri, on how to become empowered to reach your goals. She is the author of Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World. In addition, the programme features Dr Abdullah Al Maghlooth, who will explain the positive influence of social media, using motivating real life stories to show how it can be harnessed to overcome obstacles and make the world a better place.
The day includes a buffet lunch and ticket holders can buy a further six tickets for main Festival sessions of their choice at a 50 per cent discount. Students travelling from outside Dubai can take advantage of concessions at participating hotels,including Rove Hotels starting from AED 315 and many more. For international students, there is a 25% discount on flydubai flights into the UAE from KSA, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait.
Participants at Youth Day will be able to use their discounts to buy tickets to six of the main Festival sessions taking place on 8 and 9 March. As the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, the Festival has a huge range of sessions led by best-selling authors and world-leading experts on literature, business, science food, history, and much more.
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature runs from 1-9 March 2019. It is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.
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