Ahlam AlBannai, Emirati Educator and Entrepreneur from Dubai with Masters of Media and Communication degree from University of Wollongong and Bachelors of Applied Media from Dubai Women’s College. Currently works as a Faculty of Applied Media in Higher Colleges of Technology and the owner of Ahlam Photo Studio, which is located in Dubai Design District focusing on Fashion, Makeup, corporate and family events photography services. Ahlam has previous work experience in UAE's private and public sector, she was part of the founding team of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid AlMaktoom International Award (HIPA). Attended number of recognizable International photography conferences, workshops and summits. worked on different conceptual media project as well as visual art exhibitions. Her research paper on Cultural reproduction through storytelling was part of the International Association of Media and Communication Research Conference (2016). Ahlam also wrote a paper on How media influence public opinion in favor of wars. Ahlam Also participated in number of photographic and artistic exhibitions locally and internationally.