More About the Author
A voice from an ancient land, her work is both regional and global.
Her widely-read articles and essays have been translated from English into Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese and Arabic including others.
Recognized as a 'Voice for Arab Women and Youth', she is engaged with critical and emerging issues involving youth empowerment, leadership, the arts and family issues. She seeks to build bridges of understanding as well as global peace and rapport.
She is an a published English writer, best-selling poet, editor, social/women's and youth empowerment activist, Young Global Leader, an internationally recognized lecturer, photographer, and key note speaker. Descended from a long line of scholars form Mecca, Saudi Arabia she is based in Arabia.
Topics in her highly interactive lectures and workshops is wide ranging from economy and leadership, education reform, the middle east and women, art and cultural heritage, the role of media, youth empowerment, to Islam and interfaith as she takes on the requests of various organizations to deliver special content based upon their needs and audience ages and interests.
The first Saudi Arab woman poet to be published in the United States, her pioneering work, The Unfurling, included a historic, first-of-its-kind public book signing in Arabia and another in Washington D.C.
Nimah's English poetry has been published, translated into numerous languages, included in anthologies and taught at schools and colleges in Arabia, the U.S, Singapore, Japan, India and elsewhere. Her work has been featured in various global anthologies and been the subject of academic papers related to the Middle East, Women's Studies, English Literature and Global Studies.
She is passionate about instilling love and appreciation of writing, poetry, journalism and blogging especially among youth. Nimah has been a poetry judge and facilitator of poetry sessions and workshops in several countries. Her writing and poetry sessions and workshops with adults and youth are geared towards raising the quantity and quality of writing and poetry, instilling a love for writing, appreciation, critiques, performance and presentation of one's work in addition to advice on publishing.