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Membership type: associate

Nada AlShammari

Country of origin: Kuwait Currently in: Kuwait, Kuwait General field of specialization: Interdisciplinary
Academic Background


2020 Interdisciplinary
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


The Converging Arts and Science.

Research Keywords: 
Converging Arts and Sciences
Science Communication
History of Science
Civic Innovation

Publications resulting from Research:

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Science Communication, Innovation through the Arts and Converging Science.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2014 Kuwait Leadership for Impact: empowering women in the GUlf
2013 The Barbican, London The Power and Benefit of Public Enterprise
2013 Pratt Institute, NY, USA CSDS Sustainability Crash Course
2013 Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Syracuse, USA Models of Community Engagement
2013 Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Syracuse, USA Social Media in the Public Sector
2013 Kuwait International Conference Women in Science
2013 The Rockefeller University, NY, USA Improving Dialogue between Scientists & Educators
2014 Kuwait University Fourth International Symposium on "Women and Parliament:the Present and the Future"
2015 Kuwait University The role of civil society organizations in women's empowerment


Business and Professional Women

Presentation given

Media For Change, workshop leader
Aqaba, Jordan
Event: Leaders of Democracy
Civic Education: the impact of Film, curator and organizer
Event: ‘Hatha Anna’ [ this is me ] MENA Film Festival
Media and Gender: case studies Middle East and North Africa
Istanbul, Turkey
Event: Leadership for Democracy Fellowship Alumni Conference
Trailblazing Women in the History of Kuwait
Kuwait University, Kuwait
Event: 4th Womens Conference: Women's Research and Studies Center
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Feb 2013
Civic Education and Leadership Fellowship
The Civic Education and Leadership Fellowship (CELF) provides academics in the social sciences from the Middle East and North Africa to engage in 4-month residencies at the Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. The objectives of the program are to: • promote democracy and international standards in social science education at the university policy level • enhance the quality of civic education through improved curricula development and delivery, increased institutional capacity, and expanded student and faculty engagement.
Sep 2010
International Research Fellowship: Institute for the Converging Arts and Sciences
For interdisciplinary research in non-representational theory as a significant interpretive tool for new media, visual/aural cultures, communication technologies and the creative industries.
Feb 2007
The Kathy Acker Award for Multimedia Artists
The Kathy Acker grant and award [ USA and UK ] is given to members of creative communities who have made outstanding contributions in their discipline, or else served their community in outstanding ways. The award is named after novelist Kathy Acker, known for her uncompromising dedication and pioneering productions.
Sep 2003
Erasmus Scholar
Grant for Scholarship in 'Visual Cultures', at FAMU and Charles University, Czech Republic
Apr 2016
Arab Woman Award
Inspirational Arab Woman of the year 2016, Kuwait.