Ahmed Yaqoub is 23 years old. He worked for 2 years in Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Authority as a Tourist Guide before joining La Sorbonne University in the UAE to learn French. He is currently enrolled in the International Studies program at Zayed University and has attained a GPA of 4 .0 and was on the Zayed Scholars list in the Fall semester. He has also attained great recognition in the UAE by topping the best sellers list (March, 2012) for his book ‘The Baluch and their Country (2012)’ which has sold 3000 copies. The book is based on a critique of the British officer John Gordon Lorimer's (1908). Ahmed is the first Emarati to write about this topic and he plans to publish 3 books in 2012-2013.
Ahmed’s future goal is to be a Professor of Cultural Anthropology.