Emirates news agency – New Abu Dhabi Youth Council established for Council’s fifth cycle


ABU DHABI, April 15, 2021 (WAM) – The Abu Dhabi Executive Council, in collaboration with the Federal Youth Authority, announced the formation of the fifth cycle of the Abu Dhabi Youth Council, 2021-2022.

The new board includes talented young people from various academic and professional fields, reflecting Abu Dhabi’s growing knowledge economy. In their role as board members, they will be the voice of UAE youth and help launch and implement a wide range of initiatives to educate and empower UAE youth.

The members of the fifth cycle of the council are: Mohammed bin Ahmed Salem Ahmed Ba Obaid, born in 1992 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Zayed University. He is Section Head at the Accelerator Department of the Social Contributions Authority – Ma’an. Mohammed’s passions are sports and technology. He is also the co-founder and head of the Milan Club League in the United Arab Emirates, a community group overseeing several local events and activities.

Issa bin Naser Ali Saleh Al Hammadi, born in 1996 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, majoring in Security and Network Technologies at Zayed University. He is currently responsible for IT affairs and communication with the Khalifa Prize for Education. Al Hammadi enjoys reading about technology, is an active volunteer, and won a gold medal at the UAE Kickboxing Championship in 2014. He is currently studying for a Masters in Project Management Engineering.

Khawla bint Mustafa Mahmoud Al Shingiti, born in 1994 and holds a master’s degree in business management engineering from Khalifa University. She is currently an intern analyst at Mubadala Investment Company. Al Shingiti has published a number of research papers at renowned international scientific conferences, including one on the uses of AI. She has represented the UAE at the UN Model Sessions in Bahrain and is an active volunteer. Al Shingiti has received a number of awards, including the Chancellor’s Innovation Award and the Hamdan bin Rashed Award for distinguished academic performance.

Ayesha bin Nasser Sultan Abdullah Al Maamari, born 1995, holds a Masters in Health Policy Management from Brandeis University. She is the Assistant Administrator of Strategic Partnerships at the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. She trained with several international consulting firms, including Deloitte and McKenzie, and participated in the Woman of the Year Award 2019 for funding organizations. She was also selected for a Fulbright Scholarship Program for a Masters Degree at Brandeis University in Boston, USA.

Amira bint Mohammed Abdullah Al Khlaiffi, born in 1992, graduated in transport engineering from the Masdar Science & Technology Institute. She is a Project Management Specialist at Etihad Rail and Trainee in the National Transport Experts Program, and a member of the Graduate Advisory Board of Higher Schools of Technology. Al Khlaiffi is the author of a scientific essay stored in the digital library of the Institute of Electricity and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and is a member of the scientific essay review committee for the annual meetings of the Transport Research Council.

Reem bint Nasser Saeed Al Otaiba, born in 1989, holds two master’s degrees in international relations and business research from the University of Abu Dhabi. She is the first coordinator of local added value and commercial affairs at ADNOC and member of the board of directors of the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA). Al Otaiba is also a member of several local organizations that support young people and the community.

Abdullah bin Ahmed Jassim Al Hammadi, born in 1989, holds a master’s degree in project management from the University of Abu Dhabi. He is currently working as a construction engineer at ADNOC Offshore. He is a member of the Al Wathba cycling team and has participated in several cycling events and competitions.