Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah – UAE, is a prominent philanthropist, humanitarian, and advocate for causes specific to women advancement, NCD with primary focus on cancer awareness, children with special needs, patients, education, and family development.
Her Highness has contributed to the alleviation of suffering experienced by disadvantaged people, such as the chronically ill, vulnerable women and refugee children, and captured with great focus the attention of both regional and international communities onto the plight of people living in the Middle East and globally.
A recipient of many awards and accolades, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher is an inspiration to generations through her notable contributions.
Her most prominent awards and recognitions include:
Honoured with the prestigious 3G ‘Global Good Governance’ Philanthropy Award 2017, in recognition of her charitable work in the UAE’s social services sector and for her generous initiatives to reduce the burden of cancer and noncommunicable diseases across the world.
Nama Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) was founded in 2015 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and is chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah.
At NAMA, we are determined to mobilize the means required to create enabling environments to advance gender equity and inclusive economic and social growth. NAMA’s efforts stem from its core philosophy that women advancement is a fundamental requirement for the sustainable development of nations.
Through its three affiliates; Sharjah Business Women Council, Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, and Badiri Education and Development Academy, NAMA designs and implements initiatives that support women across the economic, professional and social sectors.
NAMA also engages with grass-roots and international organisations as part of its comprehensive approach towards developing an ecosystem in which women’s full potential is realized.
For more information, visit www.namawomen.ae