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Nayla Al Khaja: First Female Film Producer in the UAE
(Arabic: نايلة الخاجة), born in Dubai on March 7, 1978, is the first female film Director/Producer in the United Arab Emirates. She is the CEO of Nayla Al Khaja Films, a Dubai-based company previously named D-Seven Motion Pictures, and is also founder of The Scene Club, Dubai’s first film club, launched in 2007. Al Khaja wrote, produced and directed several films, presented and awarded in international film festivals. Since 2018, Al Khaja focuses on directing films. She is also a motivational speaker, a cultural consultant and an influencer.