My Doha Debates is a special series of summer interviews with a selection of regular Doha Debates audience members. We hear from teachers, students and the general public. Watch the videos to see how the debates have impacted their lives.
Samia Zakaria is an English teacher and debating coach at the Lycée Bonaparte in Qatar. The Doha Debates are a part of her class curriculum. She chaperones her students through each debate, preparing and discussing the motion with them in class. Samia believes the debates have given her students the courage to think critically about issues that are close to them.