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KU Students Interview HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan during MBZ Majlis for Future Generations

March 21, 2021

13 Students Participated in the Jubilee Lab to Help Shape the next 50 Years in the UAE

 

Noura Alnuaimi, MSc in Cybersecurity student and KU Student Council President, and Eman Obaid Hableel, Class of 2014 MSc in Cybersecurity graduate and Head of Youth Council at MoFAIC, had the special honor to engage directly with His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation (MoFAIC), during the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations (MBZMFG) 2021 on Sunday, 14 March.

 

This year’s MBZMFG was held under the theme “Thriving in the Next Normal.”  It brought together senior leaders and decision-makers from around the world, as well as a prominent group of experts in various fields and more than 3,000 university students from around the UAE to share and discuss ideal solutions for promoting and accelerating young people’s development in various fields in the country. The virtual event was live streamed on YouTube and can be viewed here.

 

Noura and Eman asked HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan several questions that were raised by students across the UAE that they collected during the Jubilee Lab. 

 

Noura Alnuaimi

 

The Jubilee Lab was a virtual event that took place in early February. It gathered 150 Emirati university students to discuss innovative solutions to help shape the next 50 years of the UAE.  Thirteen students and alumni from KU participated in the Jubilee Lab, including:

 

  • Aamer Alshehhi
  • Ali Alhaddad
  • Ayesha Alhammadi
  • Eman Hableel
  • Futoon Alshehhi
  • Khulood AlhosaniA
  • Maitha Alblooshi
  • Maryam Alraeese Rustam
  • Muath Alhashmi
  • Noura AlNuaimi
  • Azza Aljuwaied
  • Mohammed Alameri
  • Sulaiman Alaleeli

 

Two of the students, Mohammed Saeed Alamri, BSc in Aerospace Engineering, and Azza Abdalla Aljuwaied, BSc in Computer Engineering graduate who currently works at Microsoft, gave an interview about the findings from the Jubilee Lab on the local news program “Oloom Al Dar” on Emarat TV. The interview can be viewed here.  

 

These students proudly represented Khalifa University and provided innovative ideas to help guide and develop the Future Plan of the UAE for the next 50 years.

 

Erica Solomon
Senior Publication Specialist
21 March 2021