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Her Excellency Dr. Fatima Mohamed Yousif Al-Balooshi, BSc, MA, EdM, EdD, DFNWC

© NWC - Her Excellency Dr. Fatima Mohamed Yousif Al-Balooshi, BSc, EdM, EdD, DFNWC - Minister of Social Development at the Ministry of Social Development of the Kingdom of Bahrain - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Her Excellency Dr. Fatima Mohamed Yousif Al-Balooshi, BSc, MA, EdM, EdD, DFNWC

Her Excellency Dr. Fatima Mohamed Yousif Al-Balooshi is a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College. She has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and presently serves as Minister of Social Development at the Ministry of Social Development of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Her professional experience includes:

  • 2010 to present: Chairperson, Board of Directors, Family Bank, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2005 to present: Minister of Social Development, Ministry of Social Development, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 1996-2005: Dean, College of Education, University of Bahrain
  • 2000-2004: Chairperson, Department of Educational Technology, College of Education, University of Bahrain
  • 1996-2000: Coordinator, Diploma Program in Educational Resources, University of Bahrain
  • 1992-1996: Computer Curriculum Specialist, Curriculum Directorate, Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 1985-1992: Science Teacher, Manama Secondary School for Girls, Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Bahrain

Minister Dr. Al-Balooshi’s education includes:

  • 1992: Doctor of Education in Instructional Technology and Media, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
  • 1990: Master of Education in Instructional Technology and Media, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
  • 1989: Master of Arts in Computing in Education, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
  • 1984: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Minister Dr. Al-Balooshi’s fellowships, organizations and awards include:

  • 2015: Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College (DFNWC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2004-2005: Member (appointed by His Majesty the King of Bahrain), Consultative Commission for the Supreme Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Oman, GCC
  • 2004: Chairman and Member, appointed by His Highness The Crown Prince, Developmental Projects Unit, ICT Committee, Economic Development Board, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2002: Founding Board Member, Bahraini Society for Women Development, Riffa, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2001-2005: Member, Distance Learning Committee for Universities and Higher Education Institutions of GCC Countries, Kuwait
  • 2001: Founding Member, Academics Society, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2001: Chairman of the Research and Studies Committee, and Founding Member, Bahraini Society for Creativity, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2001-2004: Chairman and Founding Member, appointed by His Majesty The King of Bahrain, Women and Information Technology Special Interest Group, Supreme Council for Women, Riffa, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2000: Board Member, Bahrain Information Technology Society, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 1998: International Volunteer Day Award, Children and Mothers Welfare Society, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 1998: Member, International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, Oregon, USA
  • 1996: Fellow, Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • 1995: Member, Board of Trustees, Information Center for Women and Children, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 1992: Excellence of Achievement Award, conferred by His Highness the Late Amir of Bahrain, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain

As a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College, Her Excellency Minister Dr. Fatima Mohamed Yousif Al-Balooshi is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

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