Social Anxiety Disorder | Balqees Fathi | TEDxMuscatWomen

Balqees educates about SAD (Social anxiety disorder ), also known as social phobia, which is an anxiety disorder characterized by a significant amount of fear in one or more social situations, causing considerable distress and impaired ability to function in at least some parts of daily life.

An Emirati Singer with 3 record breaking albums and a certified member of the UAE NSO Symphony Orchestra.Balqees performed in the Opera house of Muscat and of Cairo, Al Majaz Amphitheatere in Sharjah and in the Sound and Light show of the pyramids of Giza.She earned L’Officiel Middle East Arab Woman of the year award for “Young Talent 2012”, along with “Best Young Talent” as per Al Sada and Zahrat Al Khaleej Magazine’s surveys. She was given the Title : UN Champion for women rights in the Middle East 2016.She was chosen by Al Rahbani’s in 2016 for a starring role in their play Al Faris; She also performed with Andrea Bocelli in his concert in Abu Dhabi in April of the same year.
.In 2017 Balqees became the first arabic singer ever to perform in a women concert in the Saudi Arabia and also the first arabic singer to appear on the Saudi national television 40 years after Fairouz, Sabah and Om Kolthoum. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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