HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani
Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani has played a pioneering role in the fields of culture, education and outreach, spearheading and supporting a number of local and international organisations. As the Chairperson of the Qatar Museums Authority Board of Trustees, H.E. guides the vision for future museums and cultural projects, with the aim of transforming the State of Qatar into a leading centre of culture and education for its region and the world. The Museum of Islamic Art, the flagship project of the QMA, embodies Her vision of bringing East and West, as well as past and present.
In addition to her work on cultural initiatives, H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa is the Chairperson for Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), a philanthropic non-governmental organisation that is dedicated to assisting the victims of recent natural disasters, as well as aiming to improve the quality of primary and secondary education in Asia.