About HH Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi


HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, is UNHCR’s first Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, Chairperson of the Big Heart Foundation, and is one of the most respected and inspirational visionaries in the Arab world. Sheikha Jawaher is also the chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. The Supreme Council for Family Affairs includes the following organizations: Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services, Sharjah Ladies Club, Department of Children Centers, Family Development Centers, Sharjah Youth, Health Promotion Department, Al Jawaher Reception & Convention Centre, Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, Cultural Office. Her Highness is chairperson of several other government organizations that are dedicated to the care of women, children and the youth. These organizations include; NAMA Women Establishment, FUNN Sharjah Media Arts for Youth & Children, Sharjah Girl Guides, Sharjah Business Women Council, Reyada Center for Learning and Development, among others.

Her Highness is also a Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP) and an International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Friends of Diabetes, Friends of Arthritis Patients, and Friends of Kidney Patients, as well as an International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC.