Sheikha HanadiThe world’s largest business education network, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), celebrated the positive impact that business school graduates are making in communities around the globe as part of the 2018 Influential Leaders Challenge. As an annual initiative, the challenge honours notable alumni from accredited schools whose inspiring work serves as model for the next generation of business leaders.

INJAZ Qatar’s Sheikha Hanadi Bint Nasser Al Thani, was recognised at the AACSB 2018 Dean’s Conference in the US, among a group of 29 business pioneers, from 13 industry sectors, whose careers are addressing today’s most pressing social, economic, environmental, and educational challenges. Sheikha Hanadi was recognised under the category of Alumni Business Leaders Working in Nonprofit or Community-Based Organisations.

Sheikha Hanadi Al Thani, nominated by the College of Business and Economics at Qatar University was honoured for her valuable contribution to the business sector in Qatar and her leading role in INJAZ Qatar, the non-profit organisation supporting education and youth programmes, Amwal and NBK.

INJAZ Qatar partners with local business community, corporate volunteers and educators to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in the global economy. The NGO is also a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide (JA), the world’s largest organisation dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programmes. JA reaches over 10 million students annually across more than 120 countries.

Sheikha Hanadi Al Thani and her peers in the 2018 Influential Leaders class were recognised across three categories.

  1. Alumni Business Leaders Working in Nonprofit or Community-Based Organisations
  2. Alumni Business Leaders Advancing Diversity and Inclusion
  3. Business Leaders Influencing Business Education

For more information about the Influential Leaders Challenge, and to view the full list of honorees, check this link.