International Program for Writing (DIPW), one of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Knowledge Foundation’s most notable knowledge projects, will organize training
workshops titled ‘Children Workshop – UAE Tomorrow’ and ‘Youth Workshop – Dubai
the Future’ in July. The workshops intend to further support young talent in
various writing fields and come in line with MBRF’s goals to foster future
generation by enabling them to create innovative sustainable solutions and facilitate
the process of acquiring knowledge regionally and globally.
aims to enrich the intellectual and literary movement in the UAE and around the
world, as it encourages and empowers young talents, who possess the skill of
writing in various fields of knowledge by enrolling them in specialized training
programs that are supervised by the best the Arab and international trainers.
bin Huwaireb, CEO of MBRF, said: “Through the Dubai
International Program for Writing, MBRF intends to provide young talents
with knowledge in all fields of writing. We intend to develop the knowledge of human
capital by shaping their skills and building their talents in order to create promising
generations of writers and creators – who foster the paths of producing,
implementing, and developing knowledge in societies, ensuring a better future.”
that during the last nine years the DIPW has produced a large group of writers from
all Arab countries, who currently hold respectable positions in the knowledge
circles, as they play active roles in implementing, sharing, and developing knowledge
in their societies.
workshop titled ‘UAE Tomorrow’ will be held under the supervision of trainer
Ray Abdelaal, who will teach a group of talented writers to use the correct method
of writing children’s stories in a systematic way to achieve clear vision, goal
and outputs. The workshop will last for three months with the trainer holding
week-long lectures each month followed by online communication with the
students. The event will conclude with writing a book with a scientific story
inspired by the UAE’s path and achievements after 50 years.
‘Dubai the Future’, the second workshop, which will be supervised by trainer
Islam Abushakir, is aimed at teaching young talents more about writing for the
youth. The participants will be trained to write a long story foreseeing
Dubai’s future after 50 years, in light of the rapid rise and great development
that the city is witnessing. The workshop will be held online for a period of three
MBRF is inviting young talents, who wish to enroll in the program, to submit
writing samples, with a word count between 100 and 300 words, via the email address
Dipw@mbrf.ae. The applicants
will be evaluated based on specific talent and writing skills standards. Talented
writers, who pass the evaluation, will be enrolled in the training workshops.
The DIPW was
launched in October 2013 and includes over 300 young men and women who were
trained in different types of writing through the Program’s many workshops that
were held in the UAE, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, and Kuwait. The Program’s most
notable outcome is a number of books that have won prestigious awards, in
addition to many of its participants becoming prominent public figures who are well
respected in the knowledge circles.