Dubai Abulhoul is an Emirati author, Rhodes Scholar, & founder of Fiker Institute, an international affairs think tank based in Dubai. Fiker Institute's areas of research focus include, but are not limited to, decolonization, global governance, climate change, and gender equality. Dubai’s work has been recognized by key global platforms, including the Paris Peace Forum and the Rome Med Dialogues.
Dubai was named "Young Arab of the Year" at the first Young Arab Awards for her work in culture, literature, and gender equality. She graduated from the University of Oxford (Diplomacy & Global Governance), and from New York University Abu Dhabi (Political Science & Literature), where her research focused on women’s political participation in the UAE.