Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned

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"Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned has been actively engaged in education and other social reforms in Qatar for many years and has played a major role in spearheading national and international development projects.

"She currently serves as Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, a private non-profit organization founded in 1995 on the personal initiative of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani.

"In addition to her work at Qatar Foundation, Her Highness has long served as President of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs which aims to strengthen the role of the family in society and addresses issues of concern to women and children.

"Her Highness also serves as Vice Chairperson of both the Supreme Education Council and the Supreme Health Council. In addition, she is Chairperson of the Sidra Medical and Research Center project to build a premier academic medical center in Qatar, Chairperson of the Silatech initiative to address the growing challenge of youth employment in the Middle East and North Africa region, and Chairperson of the Doha-based Arab Democracy Foundation.

"In 2003, UNESCO appointed her Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education. In this capacity she actively promotes various international projects to improve the quality and accessibility of education worldwide. "[1]

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  1. Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned, organizational web page, accessed June 19, 2012.