Doctor Sheikha Aisha Al-Thani sits on the Board of Directors of Reach Out to Asia, a charity initiative founded by H. E. Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani which, in addition to giving aid to areas in need, is looking at ways to support schools in different Asian countries to help them reach the ‘Education For All’ goals set by the UNESCO. ROTA is based in Qatar.
Doctor Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh al Thani is the Chairperson and founder of Al Faleh Group Which has made its mark in Qatar as a land mark that provides educational products and services to the highest quality. Three schools, including Doha Academy, fall under the group’s umbrella, all of which carry the hall mark of excellence associated with al Faleh Group. The Al Faleh Training Centre is also a member of the group; it is a centre that offers teacher training courses. Each year, the group organizes a high-profile conference tackling educational issues.
Doctor Sheikha Aisha also serves as a founding member of the board of Patrons of the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists. WCMP is a global network of donors, foundations, and socially responsive corporations established to advance effective and accountable giving. WCMP mobilises financial and human resources to address global issues and advance efficient philanthropy.
Doctor Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh bin Nasser Al-Thani was a member of Qatar Supreme Education Council appointed in 2006, serving two terms until 2014. The Supreme Education Council is the highest educational authority in Qatar and its members were drawn from Qatar and international top leaders in government, business and academia.
She was also chosen as one of the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the world for the year 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, in a book released by George Town University’s Centre for Muslim-Christian understanding and the Royal Islamic Strategic Centre in Jordan. The book was edited by Professor Esposito and Professor Kalin.
Doctor Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh Al-Thani has combined her interests in Education and Business. After graduating from the University of Qatar with a Bachelor in Education and a Bachelor in English Literature (with distinction), Sheikha Aisha went on to get a Master in Business Administration from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom, then received a PhD from Cass Business School in the United Kingdom in the area of ‘Corporate Governance’.