Dr. Aysha Al Sayar
Dr. Aisha Al Sayar is a true pioneer of education and human development in the United Arab Emirates.
As the first Emirati woman to earn a university degree and complete her post graduate studies to earn a PHD in the Philosophy of History, she has been a part in establishing various institutions and initiatives, held leading positions in many and received multiple awards.
A few of her achievements:
- Assistant Undersecretary for central and educational activities at the Ministry of Education in UAE
- Head of the foreign relations committee at the UAE Business Women Council
- A founding member of the General Women’s Union
- Founder of the Arab Children Forum
- Secretary-General of the Sharjah Girls Clubs
- Founder of the Special Needs Education Program
- Received the Leadership in women’s volunteer work award (1986)
- Received the Rashid Award for Academic Excellence (1989)
- Honored as a Pioneer of social work (1994)
- Received the Sheikh Khalifa Award for Teachers (1996)
- Received the Dubai Business Women’s Club Award (2002)