Fatma El -Maadoul

Writer and Director

 

Competences

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

 

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

 

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

 

Awards: 

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

Country: 
Egypt