Shamma Al Mazrouei… Leadership confidence and youth ambition (profile)

Youth of Shamma Al Mazrouei, “Pioneer of the Climate”… Leadership Confidence and Youth Ambition (Profile) Updated Thursday 1/12/2023 03:39 PM Abu Dhabi time Under the directives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President The Council of Ministers and the Minister of the Presidential Court, on Thursday, issued a decision to assign Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of State for Youth Affairs in the Emirates, as the climate pioneer for youth in COP28. The UAE will host the COP28 Conference of the Parties in Dubai Expo City from November 30 to December 12, 2023. This assignment comes as part of the preparations for the COP28 Conference of the Parties, which is being held at a very important stage given the negative effects that the world is suffering from due to Climate change, biodiversity loss, challenges facing energy security, food and water security, as well as what is required by the goal of avoiding a rise in the planet’s temperature above the 1.5°C threshold of a significant reduction in the level of carbon emissions, and achieving a realistic, logical, practical, gradual and just transition in the sector. energy, and provide more support to emerging economies. Shamma Al Mazrouei: Arab youth have ambitions, and we must empower them with opportunities. Shamma bint Suhail Al Mazrouei is assigned the task of pioneering the climate for youth with the aim of contributing to mobilizing the efforts of private sector companies, investors, cities, regions, and all segments of civil society, including youth, before the annual conference. Shamma Al Mazrouei will assume the task of pioneering the youth climate at COP28, with the aim of amplifying the voices of youth during the conference and giving priority to benefiting from their skills and capabilities. She will work with stakeholders inside and outside the country to support youth and create more opportunities for them, in addition to establishing mechanisms to finance youth innovations in the field of climate action. Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei is currently Minister of State for Youth Affairs, where she focuses on empowering youth and developing their capabilities. During the UAE’s march in the past 51 years, the state took broad positive steps in the youth file, the most prominent of which was the appointment of Shamma Al Mazrouei in 2016 as Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and at that time she was the youngest person in the world to hold the position of minister, in addition to assuming the duties of Vice President of the Arab Youth Center and Secretary General of the Council Education and Human Resources, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Special Olympics Foundation, in addition to the President of the National Center for Education Quality. Leadership confidence and youth ambitionThe march of Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei reflects the youth’s ambition for creativity, and the leadership’s confidence in the makers of its future. Shamma Al Mazrouei assumed her ministerial position in February 2016, to enter directly into the Guinness Book of Records, according to the 2018 edition as the youngest woman to hold a ministerial position in the world. Shamma Al Mazrouei, according to the Emirates news Agency, WAM, obtained a master’s degree in public policy with honors from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom and was the first student from the UAE to win the Rhodes Scholarship for young leaders in government work. Shamma Al Mazrouei also holds an Advanced Diploma in Multisector Partnerships from New York University, while she received a BA in Economics with High Honors from NYU, and was among the top 5% of NYU students for 2014. Shamma Al Mazrouei also worked for a wealth fund. Sovereign in Abu Dhabi, and she had previously worked as a public policy analyst at the United Arab Emirates Mission to the United Nations in New York, also worked as a ministerial policy analyst, and participated in the youth innovation laboratory research group at the Prime Minister’s Office, and a researcher in the field of education policies at Tamkeen (Executive Affairs Authority). Shamma Al Mazrouei won the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Award for Excellence and the COTOS Award for the Future Leader. She was also an associate member of the College of Prestigious Achievements at the San Francisco Conference. She is also responsible for communication and external relations at the Oxford Studies Forum for the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula in the United Kingdom, and she was also a representative of relations. Alumni of the Blaftink School of Government in the United Kingdom, and was a founding partner and member of the Renaissance Institute at New York University Abu Dhabi. She also completed several courses on leadership and multi-sectoral partnerships at the New York University Research Center, the Abundant School of Social Work, the Stern School of Business at New York University and Yale University, according to the Emirati newspaper, Al-Ittihad. Shamma Al Mazrouei’s duties as Minister of State for Youth Affairs, according to the UAE Cabinet’s website, focus on representing youth issues and aspirations in the Council, setting plans and strategies to develop youth capabilities and qualify them, in addition to enhancing the utilization of their energies in various fields. In 2018, the “CNBC” media institution chose Shamma Al Mazrouei, among the list of the most important 7 young female personalities “under the age of 23” leading change in the world, in conjunction with International Women’s Day. The list included a number of young female personalities in various fields, who They have been instrumental in changing their communities, and their stories and experiences have inspired many around the world. Shamma Al Mazrouei was also chosen, in March 2018, by “Forbes Middle East”, among the first edition of the “Arab 30 below 30” list, which includes a number of Arab entrepreneurs, artists, celebrities and innovators under the age of 30.

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