|Religion Sunni Islam|
Name Moza Nasser
|Tenure 27 June 1995 – 25 June 2013|
Born August 8, 1959 (age 56)Al Khor, Qatar (1959-08-08)
Issue Jassim bin HamadTamim bin HamadAl Mayassa bint HamadJoaan bin HamadMohammed bin HamadKhalifa bin HamadHind bint Hamad
Father Nasser bin Abdullah Al Missned
Spouse Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (m. 1977)
Children Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Education Virginia Commonwealth University (2003), Qatar University (1986)
Grandsons Jassim bin Tamim Al Thani
Similar People Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Al‑Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalif, Jasim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al, Ameera Al‑Taweel
Parents Nasser Abdulah Al-Missned
Her highness sheikha moza bint nasser of qatar speaks at the world education forum 2015
Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, (Arabic: موزا بنت ناصر المسند) (born in Al Khor, Qatar on August 8, 1959), the daughter of Nasser bin Abdullah Al Missned, is the second of the three wives of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, former Emir of the State of Qatar.
- Her highness sheikha moza bint nasser of qatar speaks at the world education forum 2015
- Her highness sheikha moza bint nasser of qatar receives george bush public service award
- Early life and education
- Titles and styles
- Foreign honours
- Foreign awards
Her highness sheikha moza bint nasser of qatar receives george bush public service award
Early life and education
Sheikha Moza is the daughter of Nasser bin Abdullah Al-Misned, a well known opposition activist and the former head of the Al Muhannada confederation of Bani Hajer. After being released from prison due to his political activities and as an act of defiance against the policies of the deposed former Emir Ahmad bin Ali Al Thani, Nasser bin Abdullah led the entire Al Muhannada clan into self-imposed exile to Kuwait in 1964. Nasser returned to Qatar with his immediate family in 1977, in the year which his daughter Mozah married Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, when he was heir apparent of Qatar. She received a BA in Sociology from the Qatar University in 1986, and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2003.
Sheikha Mozah has been chairperson of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development since 1995, chairperson of Silatech since 2008, chairperson of the Arab Democracy Foundation, and president of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs since 1998. She has been vice-president of the Supreme Education Council since 2002 and was UNESCO's Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education in 2003. Currently, she serves as a member of the Board of Overseers for Weill Cornell Medical College. Besides this, she is chair of Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha and the organisation "Your Link".
Unlike many other monarchical wives in the Middle East, Sheikha Mozah has been a high-profile figure in her nation's politics and society, actively involved in Qatar's government. She was a driving force behind Education City and Al Jazeera Children's Channel. She is the owner of Le Tanneur, a French leather-goods manufacturer. Additionally, she has been named as one of Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women at #75.
As the public consort of the emir, she has represented Qatar alongside her husband and on her own at many international events, including state visits and royal weddings. She has become known for her personal style, customising haute couture designs to fit Qatari modesty rules.
Titles and styles
Mozah may be styled as "Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser".
The royal couple have five sons and two daughters: