HE Sheikha Hind during her US visit
HE Sheikha Hind during her US visit

The Peninsula: Her Excellency Sheikha Hind visits Carnegie Mellon centers for innovation in entrepreneurship and education

Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation, Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, visited the Carnegie Mellon University main campus in Pittsburgh. While at CMU, she met with Farnam Jahanian, president of CMU, and toured the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, the Integrated Innovation Institute, and the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation.

In The Peninsula, January 20, 2020: Her Excellency Sheikha Hind meets heads of QF’s international education partners on US visit


Washington: Ties of education and innovation that stretch across continents have been celebrated and strengthened as Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani met senior figures from the home campuses of the organization’s international partner universities.

During her visit to the US, HE Sheikha Hind attended the President’s Council meeting in Washington DC, which brought together representatives from Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation’s (QF) homegrown institute of higher education, and the international universities that have Doha-based branch campuses within QF’s unique environment of learning, Education City.

These universities equip students with the skills and knowledge for success in fields ranging from engineering, medicine, communications, and international affairs to art and design, computer science, and executive education, all supporting Qatar’s vision for human, social, and economic development.

HE Sheikha Hind also visited Carnegie Mellon University’s main campus in Pittsburgh, where she toured academic centers focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, teaching excellence, and disruptive education models such as technology-enhanced learning.

While visiting the 120-year-old institution, HE Sheikha Hind participated in a roundtable discussion and demonstration session on Artificial Intelligence, automation, and machine learning with Carnegie Mellon University faculty.

HE Sheikha Hind with President Jahanian, Dean Trick, and QF and CMU leadership representatives

HE Sheikha Hind with President Jahanian, Dean Trick, and QF and CMU leadership representatives

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