Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been actively engaged in culture and the arts within the UAE since the inception of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority in 2008. She has been instrumental in the inception of numerous key initiatives that have cemented Dubai’s position as the authoritative voice of art and culture.
She aims to invigorate the city’s creative economy and foster an environment of cultural production and innovation as an intrinsic part of everyday life. As the Vice-Chairman of the Emirates Literature Foundation, she advocates the advancement of literature and the culture of reading. She launched several initiatives to renovate and modernize Dubai’s Public Libraries, aiming to transform them into havens of lifelong learning, collaboration, and creativity.