Through her ardent, tireless philanthropic interests and transformative participation in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) politics and economics,as well asher many executive board memberships over the past twenty-four years, Dr. Hanan is considered to be a preeminent authority in her core field of education.
Dr. Hanan has particular interests in inclusion and educational diversity and equality; sustainable transformational educational leadership and management policies; and the establishment of innovative curriculum and pedagogical imperatives in Kuwait and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) market. She presently serves on the boards of various education-related government committees and speaks widely on strategy, management systems, competitiveness, and health-care delivery, andto business, government, nonprofit, and humanitarian leaders.
Deeply passionate, dedicated, and highly sought after, Dr. Hanan also gives much of her time to numerous charitable endeavors supporting the local community and international organizations.She has been an active member of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society since 1993. Dr. Hanan has been formally recognized for her work by way of awards and honors from numerous embassies and governments, most recently by the newly formed nonprofit Education Consortiumfor Outstanding Educational Service (UK, 2014) and for Outstanding Personal Achievement in the Education and Childcare Sector (UK, 2014). She has also won the award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa (NYC, 2014) and the Women’s Comprehensive Development Excellence Award for the Arab World for Cultural Development (UAE, 2015). In addition, she was the International Business Excellence Award’s Finalist for Inspirational Female Leader (UAE, 2015).
Dr. Hanan’s philosophy and raison d’être is simple: she wishes to “embolden, engage, empower, and serve the community at large.”
Supreme Education Council (SEC)
Education Consortium (EC) is a non-profit organisation that works in the public and private sectors across the GCC on initiatives strategically designed to strengthen and embolden school leadership, engage students and empower Communities, Educators, Businesses, Governments and Academic Institutions.
Based in Kuwait, our initiatives often spark collaborations in multiple communities and inform policy discussions at the country level. We bring resources, improvements, and community support. We relentlessly advocate for excellence and equity in education for all students. Our work is inspired and driven by an unshakable belief that education is fundamental to a democratic society.