Posted on October 06, 2015

Qatar University Center for Advanced Materials (QU-CAM) Director Dr Mariam Al-Maadeed recently won the Mentorship Award in the Leadership Excellence for Women Awards (LEWA) in recognition of her outstanding mentorship to women in the fields of academia and business. Dr Al-Maadeed was recognized for her dedication and commitment to supporting and engaging women to become leaders and achieve success in their professional endeavors.

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Commenting on the award, Dr Al-Maadeed said: “I am very pleased to have received this award which underlines the level of mentorship, guidance and training at QU to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies they need to become the future generation of leaders and professionals who will contribute in the country’s growth. It also highlights my commitment to encourage females to excel and develop their potential as leaders and entrepreneurs as their male counterparts.”

The Leadership Excellence for Women Awards (LEWA) ceremony was held recently at the Middle East Process Engineering Conference and Exhibition, in Bahrain. LEWA is an award program dedicated to recognize women’s excellence and leadership in the energy sector.