Dr. Amal Abdullah Juma Al Qubaisi

Country

United Arab Emirates

Known for

First Female Elected to the Federal National Council

Dates

Hijri 1389-Present (AH); Common Era 1969-Present (CE)

Dr. Amal Abdullah Juma Al Qubaisi

Biography

Dr. Amal Abdullah Juma Al Qubaisi represents Abu Dhabi on the Federal National Council, with a special interest in education and young people’s issues. Right now, she is the President of the Council. The council serves as the United Arab Emirates advisory body that also reviews and recommends federal draft laws. In 2009 Dr. Al Qubaisi was the first female elected to the council. She was the head of the United Arab Emirates delegation to the second regional conference for women parliamentarians and decision makers in the Gulf Corporation Council countries in 2007. As a trained architect she has also worked with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, on conservation projects in Al Ain, a lush green city near Abu Dhabi with a network of underground water channels.   Photo Attributed To https://www.thenational.ae/uae/dr-amal-al-qubaisi-appointed-first-female-president-of-fnc-1.43121

Sources

<a href=http://www.ameinfo.com/135878.html>H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak to deliver at Second Conference of GCC Women Parliamentarians</a> <a href=http://www.thenational.ae/article/2008992306773>Interactive: Women of Influence</a> <a href=http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/government/what-is-the-federal-national-council-1.266221>What is the Federal National Council?</a>
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