H.E. Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi
Former Speaker of the Federal National Council
H.E. Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi was elected Speaker of the Federal National Council (UAE) in 2015, becoming the first woman to preside a parliament in the Arab world. She had also made history as the first female member of the FNC in 2006 and first female member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi Emirate and was the Director General of Abu Dhabi Education Council. H.E. was the founder and Chairperson of the High-Level Advisory Group on Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism of the IPU. Holds a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering with Honours from the UK, and received four honorary Doctorate degrees from educational institutions worldwide and many international and national prominent Awards.