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Her Excellency Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi

Minister of State for Happiness
She oversees multiple strategic projects and initiatives starting with UAE Vision 2021, The National Agenda, the UAE Government Strategy, The Government Summit, Government Performance Management System “Adaa”, Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre For Government Innovation.Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Program, Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award, UAE Government Leaders Programme, Emirates Government Service Excellence Program, Global Star Rating System for Services, Best M-Government Service and Mohammed Bin Rashid Policy Majlis Ms. Al-Roumi is a management and economics professional with vast experience in government policy, strategy and reform, in addition to government initiatives and leadership of complex projects in government innovation. She has formally occupied several positions within the Government of Dubai and Federal Government. She was Head of the Economic Policy at The Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and prior to that, Manager of the Business Research at Dubai Chamber of Commerce. She led several task forces for developing Dubai Strategic Plan “Economic Sector”, the Federal Government Strategy and The National Innovation Strategy. The United Nations Foundation has recently announced the selection of Ms. Al-Roumi for membership of the Global Entrepreneurship Council (GEC), making her the first Arab member in the council. Ms. Al Roumi made the Young Global Leaders (YGL) list with World Economic Forum (WEF) in the year 2012 and is a board member of The Museum of the Future in addition to the Executive Committee of the M-Government Program. Ms. Al-Roumi holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Sharjah and a Bachelor’s in Economics from the College of Business and Economics, United Arab Emirates University; she is also a graduate from The Mohammed Bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development.

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