Board of trustees appointed for ‘Rubu’ Qarn | For Creating Future Leaders’

SHARJAH, -- Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chair of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs of Sharjah, and wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Tuesday an administrative order appointing a board of trustees for the 'Rubu' Qarn | For Creating Future Leaders', an umbrella organisation of government entities that was established in September 2016 to prepare a generation of Emirati leaders and innovators who will be able to inspire and build a better future for the UAE and the region.

The decision aims to compile all relevant strategic plans for the four Sharjah-based entities, Sharjah Children Centres, Sharjah Youth Centres, Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah and Sharjah Tatweer Forum, so that they can support and empower the youth for the benefit of the UAE and beyond.

The board consists of successful leaders who have had experience in working for children and youngsters throughout their professional careers, including Colonel Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman Al Noman, Noura Al Noman, Erum Mazher Alvie, Jassem Mohammed Al Baloushi, Reem BinKaram and Aisha Khalid Al Qasimi.

Colonel Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman Al Noman, Secretary-General of Sharjah Sports Club, SSC, is one of the youngest sports managers who had worked with many sports institutions. He is a Colonel at Sharjah Police Headquarters and gained his Bachelor's Degree in Law in Police Sciences in 2005, and his Master's Degree in Police Sciences - Crisis and Disasters Management in 2005.

Noura Al Noman, Chairperson of the Executive Office of Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi, graduated from the UAE University with a degree in English Literature in 1986, and got a Master's Degree in Translation from the American University of Sharjah in 2004. She worked as an Assistant Manager at the Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, and was a Founding Member of the Sharjah Tatweer Forum.

Erum Mazher Alvie has served in different capacities at SLC, including her appointment as SLC Manager. She moved to the Executive Office of Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi in 2010, where she launched a number of initiatives that followed the vision of Sheikha Jawaher's organisations. She served on the Board of Children's Centers and oversaw the creation and development of Sajaya in its new avatar. Alvie graduated from Smith College, USA, with honours, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Art.

Jassem Mohammed Al Baloushi, Member of the Sharjah Consultative Council, Chairman of the Sharjah Tatweer Forum and Head of the Retail Banking Group at Sharjah Islamic Bank, encouraged young men to work in the private sector. He contributed to spreading a culture of Islamic and knowledge-based economies, based on targeted research and development. Al Baloushi is a Member of the Board of Directors at Sharjah Youth Centres and is tasked with discovering and developing young talents.

Reem BinKaram graduated from the American University of Sharjah with a degree in Interior Design in 2002. She started her career in the civil aviation sector, and worked with Dubai Airports as well as the BinKaram Group. She is a Member of the Sharjah Tatweer Forum and Head of the Pink Caravan Event Committee. BinKaram has been a Board Member of the Sharjah Children Centres since 2013, and was appointed its Director due to her outstanding management skills.

Throughout her career, Aisha Khalid Al Qasimi, Director of Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, developed the talent of Emirati girls, honed their skills and prepared them for the future. She contributed to the development of Sajaya in its new avatar, helping with its new headquarters and emblem in February 2015, under the patronage and in the presence of the Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi.

Aisha Khalid Al Qasimi is an English Literature graduate from the University of Sharjah, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She was appointed as Assistant Director of Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah - formerly Sharjah Girls Centres - in March 2013, and became the organisation's Director in March 2015.

Source: Emirates News Agency