Salma Abdulatif was born in Malindi and raised in Mombasa, Kenya. She studies Marine Business Management at Moi University, Main Campus, and she is a Cohort – 15 graduate of the Young African Leadership Initiative, a programme initiated by former President of the United States, Barrack Obama. Apart from that, writing and poetry have been her forte all through her life. She also enjoys motivating youth and creating innovative solutions to complex problems which she does through her Community Based Organization, Motivational Talks for Youth (MTY).
A Painted Inspiration from the Palm-Fringed Beaches is a collection of inspiring and life-changing quotes that have been compiled in a style that is simple and compelling. The book takes you step by step to things that affect you and things that you can easily relate with from inspirational snippets and success to friendship, love, and life quotes that will leave you awestruck.