Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi

Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Tolerance

United Arab Emirates

Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi has been appointed as The Minister of State for Tolerance, in line with the new UAE Cabinet Reshuffle introduced in the United Arab Emirates in February 2016.  In addition to her portfolio responsibilities, Sheikha Lubna holds several distinguished positions on a national level. She serves as President of Zayed University and is the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the International Institute for Tolerance and as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC).  Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the California State University of Chico, USA (1981), and an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the American University of Sharjah. In 2017, Sheikha Lubna retains the top spot of the 10 Most Powerful Arab Women in Government highlighting ministers across the region, and was named same year, Educational Personality of the Year by the Khalifa Award for Education, in its 10th edition (2016-2017). Sheikha Lubna was also accorded prestigious international accolades and recognitions. To name but only a few, Her Excellency was accorded in 2013 the Honorary Award of “Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire – Civil Division” (DBE) from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 

07 October, 02:15 pm - 03:00 pm
MEET THE MENTOR
MEET THE MENTOR UAE Spotlight
What role will the teachers play in shaping the education initiatives aimed to enrich scientific and cultural content of the UAE’s National Tolerance Programme?
Tolerance is an intrinsic value of advanced societies, and is a skill that leads to opportunity and employability in an increasingly interconnected and networked global economy.
Keywords: Character Education
Speakers

Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi

United Arab Emirates

Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Tolerance

Moderators

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Founder, Barjeel Art Foundation