On 2 November 2016, Her Excellency Shamma Al Mazrui, UAE Youth Minister, announced the formation of the UAE Youth Council for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Ms. Aysha Alshamsi, currently pursuing her PhD in Business Management at BUiD, was appointed as a member.
The Council receives guidance form the Executive Office of Abu Dhabi. Members of the Youth Council take the lead on initiatives concerning the UAE’s youth and support plans to empower the youth. They meet on a weekly basis to discuss the progress of their work and report to Abu Dhabi Executive Office.
Aysha has graduated with distinction from the UAE University and finished her Masters with distinction from the American University in UAE. She works at Al Ain Municipality in the Property and Land department.
She said:” my major at the undergraduate level was “Leadership and Society” which empowered me to take a leadership role in my work. That also led to my appointment at the UAE Youth Council. she added,” I am glad and honoured to be a member in the Council representing the youth in my country. I will work hard to succeed and fulfill my duties”.
For more information about the Youth Council
Nishath Syed Rizwan
Head of Communication & Corporate Relations
The British University in Dubai
T: +971 4 279 1422