LocationsMiddle East & North Africa

Competence HR Managing Director Amer Al Fadhil on human resources in Oman
Amer Al Fadhil is the Managing Director of Competence HR, a human resource company specializing in professional and management development training and consulting services. He...
Genesis International Co-Owner Qais Al-Khonji on entrepreneurship in Oman
Qais Al-Khonji is the Co-Owner of Genesis International, a newly formed company focusing on higher education services and the further development of solar energy. He spoke wit...
Education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The education sector has become a central focus for the UAE; its reform and improvement represents a necessity in the country’s ongoing development aims. However, there are ...
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar Dean Allyson Vanstone on the art & design industry in Qatar
Allyson Vanstone is the Dean of Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, which offers undergraduate and graduate programs in art and design fields. She spoke with The Prospe...
University of Calgary-Qatar Dean & CEO Carolyn Byrne on meeting the demand for nurses
Carolyn Byrne is the Dean and CEO of the University of Calgary-Qatar, the only educational institution in Qatar that offers a Bachelor of Nursing program. She spoke with The P...
UAE Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan on government investment in education
His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan is the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q) President Ken MacLeod on technical education in Qatar
Dr. Ken MacLeod is the President of the College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q), one of the largest post-secondary institutions in Qatar. He spoke with The Prospect Grou...
Qatar University President Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad on education reform in Qatar
Prof. Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad is the President of Qatar University, Qatar’s oldest and largest university. She spoke with The Prospect Group about education system reform,...
Texas A&M University at Qatar Dean & CEO Mark Weichold on the support for research in Qatar
Mark Weichold is the Dean and CEO of Texas A&M University at Qatar. He spoke with The Prospect Group about higher education in Qatar, the University’s research endeavor, and...
Abu Dhabi University Chancellor Nabil Ibrahim on adapting higher education to the changing economy
Dr. Nabil Ibrahim is the Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University, a private institution with campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. He spoke with The Prospect Group about enrollment tre...
Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) Dean Everette Dennis on the evolution of media in the Middle East
Dr. Everette Dennis is the Dean of Northwestern University in Qatar, the university’s first international branch campus. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the evolution...
Al Ain University President Ghaleb Awaf El-Refae on maintaining quality in higher education
Ghaleb Awaf El-Refae is the President of Al Ain University (AAU), a private university located in Al Ain city in the emirate Abu Dhabi. He spoke with The Prospect Group about ...
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) Dean Dr. Javaid Sheikh on medical education in Qatar
Dr. Javaid I. Sheikh is the Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q), the first American medical school ever set up overseas. He spoke with The Prospect Group a...
University of Dubai President Omar Hefni on recent developments at the University of Dubai
Dr. Omar Hefni is the President of the University of Dubai and reports to the board of trustees of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He spoke with The Prospect Group...
Zayed University Vice President Sulaiman Al Jassim on universities and educational institutions in the UAE
Dr. Sulaiman Al Jassim is the Vice President of Zayed University, one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the UAE. He spoke with The Prospect Group about emplo...
Khalifa University President Tod Laursen on research and the university’s role in the UAE’s nuclear industry
Dr. Tod Laursen is the President of Khalifa University, an independent, non-profit coeducational institution owned solely by the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. He spoke with The Prospe...
ALHOSN University Vice-Chancellor & CEO Abdul Rahim Sabouni on the current trends in higher education in the UAE
Professor Abdul Rahim Sabouni is the Vice Chancellor and CEO of ALHOSN University, a private university located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the c...
Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) Chancellor Mansoor Al Awar on a new approach to education
Dr. Mansoor Al Awar is the Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU), a pioneer in e-learning in the Middle East. He spoke with The Prospect Group about developin...