Lana Al-Khafaji, a 13-year-old British-Iraqi, was born in London, United Kingdom. She has been residing in Dubai with her mother since she was 18 months old.
Lana’s exceptional writing skills were evident when she received an award at the Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature 2022. Her short story was even published by Oxford University Press, showcasing her talent as a young author.
Aside from her writing abilities, Lana is also passionate about the musical arts. She had the opportunity to perform in the opening ceremony for Expo 2020. Additionally, she has achieved a level 3 certification in Keyboard and is currently practising to obtain her piano certificate.