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Professor Rafia Ghubash

Rafia Ghubash is a psychiatrist and epidemiologist and the former president of the Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain, a position she held for nine years. She is currently the president of the Arab Network for Women in Science and Technology, a network to help women scientists attain leadership positions.


She is the winner of the Middle East Women’s Education Achievement in 2002, received the award of Excellence Physicians and was nominated to become a counselor for the World Future Council.