Ms Ameena A. Hussain

Position: Director, Programs and Community Development, World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)
Country: Qatar

Ms Ameena A. Hussain is the Director of Programs and Community Development at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE). Ameena leads the ongoing development of core programs, and works closely with the team in taking on the challenge of delivering the global Summit in November 2017.

Ameena previously served as Director of Student Life at Hamad bin Khalifa University, in Doha, and brings to WISE substantial experience in education management and programs development. Since joining Qatar Foundation in 2006 as one of the original members of the Education Division, Ameena played a key role in establishing support programs for Education City students in a variety of Student Affairs positions. Before Qatar Foundation, Ameena worked in the Supreme Education Council as a teacher, then as an English Department Coordinator, and at Maersk Oil as a Senior HR Specialist.

Ameena holds a dual Bachelors of Arts and Education in English Language and Literature from Qatar University, and a certificate in Human Resources from the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development of the UK. Ameena will earn a doctoral degree in Global Education from the University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education.

2017 Session