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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah attends part of TAKAFUL conference and drops in on QRTA training session

(Office of Her Majesty, Press Department- Amman) – Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah attended today part of TAKAFUL conference’s second day sessions. Takaful is the First Annual Conference on Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, which is jointly organized by the Columbia University Middle East Research Center (CUMERC) and the Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at the American University of Cairo (Gerhart Center, AUC).

The conference, which took place at CUMERC headquarters in Amman, began its sessions under the Patronage of Her Majesty on April 16, 2011 and took place over 2 days.

CUMERC Director, Professor Safwan Masri, emphasized CUMERC’s role in promoting dialogue between researchers, policymakers and practitioners in the evolving field of philanthropy and civic engagement in Jordan and throughout the Middle East.

The conference gathers leading academics, philanthropists, and representatives from socially responsible private sector companies and non-profit organizations from across the region.

Her Majesty also stopped by the Queen Rania Teachers Academy (QRTA) to check on current training sessions taking place and follow up on the Academy’s latest programs.

The Queen chatted with a group of teachers at QRTA and listened to their feedback about the benefits they got from participating in such courses.

QRTA, which works in collaboration with the Teachers College at Columbia University and the Ministry of Education, has to date provided training for over 1500 teachers, principals and educators.
 

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hanood
Saturday, April 23, 2011

hello your Majesty,
I was honoured to be one of the teachers who were at QRTA when you gave us your surprising visit, we were so overwhelmed ,I took 2 photos with you ,it was an unforgettable moment ,a day came true as I have told you then, dont consider it silly from me to ask you I need a copy of these photos what is the link ?another request for my students ,I told you your Majesty that our students need stories we are in need so that they can read and write ,without this integration the process will be slow where is the best webto communicate I need to tell you about some unfair thing that happened with me
thank you you are an icon for every woman it is true not hypocracy as we always face in life