Awards and Honorary Degrees

In recognition of her work, Queen Rania has received over 20 awards and honorary doctorates


2002    Gold Medal of the President of the Italian Republic from Pio Manz International Research Center, Italy.
2005    Sesame Workshop Award from Sesame Workshop, USA.
2007    Global Humanitarian Action Award from UNSA-USA and the Business Council of the UN, USA.
2008    YouTube Visionary Award- Online.
2009    North South Prize by the North South Prize, Portugal.
2009    FIFA Presidential Award for the 1Goal educational campaign, Switzerland.
2010    Arab Knight of Giving Award from Arab Giving Forum, UAE.
2010    The Leadership Award from White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, USA.
2010    James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award from Tech Awards, USA.
2010    Glamour’s 2010 Woman of the Year, USA.
2013    Atlantic Council’s Global Citizen Award, USA.
2015    Walther Rathenau Award from Walther Rathenau Institute, Germany.
2015    World Childhood Award from Queen Silvia’s World Childhood Foundation, USA.
2016    Andrea Bocelli Humanitarian Award, Italy.
2016    Foreign Press Association’s Humanitarian Award, UK.
2016    The Golden Heart Award, Germany.
2017    Global Trailblazer Award, USA.
2017    The Fellowship Award from Fashion for Relief in Recognition of Her Majesty’s Humanitarian Efforts Towards Children Caught in Conflict, France.
2018   The Influential Personality of the Year Award, at the third annual Arab Social Media Influencers Summit (ASMIS) in Dubai.
2022   Zayed Award for Human Fraternity, UAE.
2022   Path to Peace Award, USA.

Honorary Doctorates

2001    Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree from the University of Exeter, the United Kingdom.
2008    Honorary Doctorate in Educational Sciences from the University of Jordan (UJ), Jordan.
2008    Honorary Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.
2015    Honorary Doctorate in “Science Development and International Cooperation” from Sapienza University, Italy.