Saudi Female Researcher Named Goodwill Ambassador for Girls’ Science Education

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Hayat Sindi’s nomination according to UNESCO is “in recognition of her work to create an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and social innovation for scientists, technologists and engineers in the Middle East and beyond, her efforts to bring the youth closer to innovators and her dedication to the ideals and aims of the organization.” Ms. Sindi is a Saudi Arabian nationalist born in Mecca. She has made major contributions to point-of-care diagnostics, medical testing at or near the site of patient care, specifically designed for the vast number of people who do not have access to hospitals and medical facilities. Ms. Sindi made this contribution through the invention of a biochemical sensor with thermo-elastic probes and her development of the Magnetic Acoustic Resonance Sensor (MARS), according to UNESCO. Also See our Previous Article: UN Launches Women/Girls Tech Porta

As a Goodwill Ambassador, Ms. Sindi will support science education, encourage girls to enter science subjects, and the further the visibility of UNESCO’s natural sciences programs, particularly those pertaining to life science education. Saudi Arabia has been blessed with natural resources and is increasingly committed to developing its human resources – education and economic growth are invariably linked including its women and girls. According to UNESCO Ms. Sindi will also help mobilize funds through her professional network to support the agency’s priority activities. Also See: “Road & Direction for Empowrment of Women”. Other UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassadors including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela of South Africa, United States jazz musician Herbie Hancock, Cuban ballerina and choreographer Alicia Alonso, and Dubai-based philanthropist, educator and entrepreneur Sunny Varkey.


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"Voice of the Global Citizen"- Diplomatically Incorrect ( provide film and written reports on issues reflecting diplomatic discourse and the global citizen. Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey (@MuhamedSacirbey) is former Foreign Minister Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina at the United Nations. "Mo" is also signatory of the Rome Conference/Treaty establishing the International…

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