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7 January 2019
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Developing Empathy through Reading Fiction
Location: Abdullah Al Zayed House
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Laila Abu Al-Ola – Sudan

Born in Cairo, writer, novelist and playwright Leila Aboulela was raised in Khartoum where she enrolled in the Khartoum American School. The daughter of Sudan’s first-ever female demographer, she graduated from the University of Khartoum with a degree in economics and went on to earn a master’s degree in statistics from the London Institute of Economics. She lived for several years in Scotland where she wrote most of her award-winning works including the Caine Prize for African Writing for her novel The Museum.

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Press House