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Shama Noman

Project Manager Voices of Future Generations Middle East

Emirates Literature Foundation

Shama Noman is a thinking teacher, and educator with 23 years of teaching experience in the UAE. She is a passionate advocate for Childrens Rights and is dedicated to helping young learners discover and embrace their unique voices and expressions. As the Project Manager for the Voices of Future Generations Middle East, Shama leads and designs story-building workshops and webinars on creative writing and sustainability. In her role as an educator, she supports teachers and schools in nurturing their most talented writers through personalized sessions and constructive story feedback. Committed to making a positive impact on the Global Goals, Shama aims to cultivate a generation of analytical and empathetic writers who will shape a sustainable future for themselves and others. Shama, known as The Y Teacher on social media, shares her classroom experiences to spark important discussions in the field of education. For her, education goes beyond textbooks and routines- it is a moral duty. She believes education to be a transformative journey that awakens the soul, driving change and progress. Shama advocates for helping children discover their ideal form of expression to foster their growth, success and overall well-being. Shama, a mother of three, aspires to contribute to a world that is empathetic and inclusive. She envisions a society that values and supports children, where their dreams are celebrated, their voices are heard, and their rights are respected.