Mariam Elashri


Jumeirah English Speaking School

I am a student enrolled in the IB diploma currently studying at JESS. I’m a large advocate for the encouragement of artistic subjects as I hold a creative position at my school, speak regularly about the arts, and have sold my artwork at events. 



26 February 2020 | 12:45 - 12:55 | Ensuring a Future For Creative Kids

Stigma often surrounds creative and artistic students from the “starving artist” to the “snobby art student,” where creativity = unsuccessful. In this talk, I aim to encourage artistic students to pursue their passions and find ways to end the discouragement of creative subjects.