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The Author

Noorhashimah Noordin is a professional architect and was an associate professor at UiTM. She also ran her own architectural company and served as corporate member for a number of professional associations. After recovering from cancer treatments, Noorhashimah decided to retire from her professional duties, now serving as a personal teacher and art manager for her autistic daughter, Jamila.


Jemima Shaiful is Jamila’s sister and the youngest of five siblings. She has cared for Jamila and is a voracious reader, and she has shown an interest in writing since she was very young. At just fourteen years old, in 2018 she became a cowriter to her mother’s book, My Journey with Artjamila.