Jawaher Almheri
30 Under 30 – 2021

Jawaher Almheiri

Age: 28

Occupation: Head of Asian Economic Affairs at the U.A.E. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Section

Nationality: Emirati

Residence: U.A.E.

Category: Impact

Almheiri promotes the U.A.E.’s economic interests by helping to organize economic and political platforms, researching key issues that impact the U.A.E.’s economic and trade relations, and supervising and supporting fellow diplomats. In 2016, the U.A.E. government appointed her as a member of the Dubai Youth Council. In 2017, she was on the team that drafted the Arab Youth Strategy. In the same year, she represented the U.A.E. on the Youth Assembly at the UN. In his selection, Sherif Bishara, Group CEO of the Mohamed & Obaid Almulla Group, said that Almheiri’s journey from a part-time job at Al Ansari Exchange to her work at the Foreign Ministry was inspiring.