BUiD Organizes the First Alumni Awards Gala

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

On 8 March 2017, BUiD organized the First Alumni Gala Dinner at the Address Hotel- Dubai Mall to celebrate the achievements of BUiD’s alumni and to recognize their distinctions. The event was attended by H.E. Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minster of Climate Change and Environment, Mr. Sultan Alshaali, Director of Government Accelerators, and members of the University Council and Advisory Board.  Awards of Recognition were given to 21 alumni based on three different criteria

BUiD Ambassador: Recognizing the Alumni for their academic and professional achievements locally and internationally.

1-Dr. Amira Traish (Doctorate of Education): first place in the Anwar Al-Nouri Award for Best Thesis in Education 2016

2-Dr. Tarifa Al Zaabi (Doctorate of Education): Entrepreneurial Personality of the Year - The 8th Mohammed Bin Rashid Award for Young Business Leaders (YBL) ceremony. 2015

3-Ms. Wafa Al Awadi (MSc. Intelligent Building Design and Automation): The Prime Minister’s Medal for Best Technical/Technological Employee - The Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Awards 2017

4-Omair Awadh (MSc.SDBE): Dr. Sadek Owainati Award, sponsored by Emirates Green Building Council 2014

5-Ms .Meera Al-Reyaysa (PM): Young Emirati Researcher prize 2013

                          The   Kondo Research Prize: People and Organizational Culture Perspective   2017

6-Ms. Vandana Gandhi (Med- currently PhD in Education): Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Outstanding Performance for Organisations 2015

7-Dr. Ahmad Bourini (Doctorate of Education): Sharjah Award for Excellence in Education 2013

8-Ms. Aamena Alshamsi (Informatics): Young Emirati Researcher prize 2012

9-Ms. Hessa Al Ameemi: (PM): Young Emirati Researcher prize 2012

10-Mr. Yacoub Petro, PhD Project Management student, was awarded a scholarship by the Project Management Institute under the 2017 Thesis Grant Programme

BUiD Pioneer: Recognizing the first alumni form Master level and Doctoral level.

  • Master level

1-Pushpa Sadhwani     Master of Education (English Language Teaching)   

2- Lavina Khan   Master of Education (Special Education)   

  • Doctoral Level          

   1- Dr Nadera Alborno - Doctorate of Education 2013

    2- Dr Khaled Almarri   - PhD in Project Management 2015

  • Completed both BUiD Masters & PhD Programmes

1- Sulaiman Hassein - Doctorate of Education 2013

 2- Kaltham  Kenaid-PhD Education, 2015

 3- Mohammad Samimi -PhD Education, 2015

 4- Mahes ALOlaimat -PhD Education, 2016

5-Mariam AlGhawi -PhD Education, 2016

 6- Roeia Thabet - PhD Education, 2016

BUiD Distinguished Supporter: H.E. Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment (MSc. Project Management) for his continuous support

To view the Gala Dinner photos: https://www.facebook.com/BUiD.Team/posts/1269861393050707


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