Shaikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah

Bestowing the Al Shakoor Award is Shaikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs, who is also an active filmmaker and social entrepreneur. Al-Zain has produced and/or directed several award-winning news stories, feature films, short films, and public service announcements. She holds a BS in Journalism from Boston University and an MFA in Film the University of Southern California.