Wafa Al Marzouqi is a 23 years old Applied Communications 2010 graduate with Distinction with Honor from HCT - Dubai Women's College. She is a Research Analyst in Profession, but art and character design has always been her passion of life.
She has worked on numbers of character design projects for different individuals and entities. She has also worked on numbers of children storybooks, including:
- "In the Fridge" - Illustrator, published in 2007 by Magrudy's and Jerboa Books
- "Al Qatoo Hasson Series" - Illustrator, published in 2010 by Kuttab Publishing
- "Traditional Stories about Water" - Illustrator, published in 2011 by Abu Dhabi Culture & Heritage Authority as part of their water awareness exhibition
Wafa has won a number of awards in the past few years:
- Habib Media Innovations, 2009: Best Graduation Project (a series of 4 Arabic kids storybooks - author, illustrator, & designer), 3rd place
- Habib Media Innovations, 2010: Journalism, 2nd place*.
- A winner of Abu Dhabi Industry Awards for Academic Excellence 2011
* The award winning feature story was recognized by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,
Minister of Higher Education, and was published as a study and a feature story at The National.