Dr. Naïma Chikhi
Researcher, Sorbonne University in Paris, and Lecturer, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Dr. Naïma Chikhi is a researcher at Sorbonne University in Paris, and a lecturer at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. Her areas of expertise include cultural policies in the Arab region, public diplomacy, and cultural management. She has worked for international organizations, governments, and philanthropic institutions in the US, GCC, North Africa, and Europe, where she is currently based.
Culture, like a sleeping giant, can be awakened to address the most pressing social and economic concerns.
The creative sector can (and does) serve as a driver of economic growth, creating new sectors, and employing millions of people.