H.E. Sheikha Lubna
Bint Khalid Al Qassimi

Former Minister
Government of United Arab Emirates

Sheikha Lubna holds the distinction of being the first Emirati woman to assume a ministerial post (2004), an achievement that put the UAE on the international map of female empowerment.

Leading to success four key ministries: 1st world Minister of State for Tolerance (2016-2017), Minister of Economy (2004-2008), Minister of Foreign Trade (2008-2013) and Minister of International Cooperation and Development (2013-2016), Sheikha Lubna was appointed President of Zayed University (2014-2018) for her drive, commitment and determination to achieve the educational priorities set by the UAE Government to attain the hallmark of excellency and position Zayed University amongst the premier renowned international universities.

Sheikha Lubna represents the face of women’s empowerment, ranking 36th Most Powerful Women on World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List by Forbes 2017.

In 2017, Sheikha Lubna ranked 36th Most Powerful Woman on The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List by Forbes Magazine, and topped the List of Arab women competing under same List.

An inspirational and influential female leader, Her Excellency continues to earn highest global accolades for her distinctive accomplishments, including presidential medals.

30/06/2019
11:45 / Conversation

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