Manar Abdul Qader Al Hammadi is a researcher in the field of disability who has developed a strategic plan for people with disabilities.
Manar is the first blind person to graduate from the University of Sharjah. She also has an international trainer certificate from the British Institute of Leadership and Management.
She organized Al-Manar Annual Forum for 8 years. Launched in 2010 and named after Manar, the Forum aims to properly educate members of the community on the capabilities of people with visual disabilities and ways to support them.
She supervised the Government-Friendly People with Determination award category for three years.
Manar currently works as Human Resources Specialist at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai.