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College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Behavioral and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni

2010 Distinguished Alumni

Jameela Bint Mohammad Al-Qasimi

BA Psychology, Class of 1982

Honor Year: 2010

Shaikha Jameela bint Mohammad Al-Qasimi is devoted to her work as an advocate for the rights of the disabled, children, and humans in general. She serves as the Director General for Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services and has been instrumental in the set-up of new services for the disabled and their families including schools servicing deaf and hard of hearing, mentally handicapped, and autistic children. She earned her EMBA in 2004 from the American University of Sharjah. The Shaikha is currently seeing one of her dream projects come to fulfillment with the establishment of one-of-a-kind private center for psychiatric and mental patients in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. She is also at work establishing a center for early intervention for at risk children in Cairo, Egypt.

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