Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership 
State of Qatar/Dawlat Qatar
(Local suffrage 1995, female suffrage 1999 and at the 8th of March women voted for the first time. None of the 6 female candidates were elected. A couple of women has been nominated to the Advisorary Assembly). Quatar was one of nine independent Emirates in The Gulf with a special treaty relationship with United Kingdom until 1971 when they became fully independent

1996-2003 Undersecretary at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education
2003-09 Minister of Education Sheikha Ahmad Al-Mahmoud

1998-2009 President with rank of  Minister of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Misnad
Her name is also trancribed Mouza, and is married S
heikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, who was Emir of Qatar 1995-2013. Since its formation the Council has visibly changed Qatari society, giving women greater freedom and improving local standards of secondary and graduate education. 2003 she was appointed UNESCO Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education. 20

1999-2009 Vice-President with rank of Minister of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs
2009- President with rank of Minister H E Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani 
She was Deputy Director of the Office of the Consort of the Emir of Qatar and Director of International Affairs by the Supreme Council 1998-2002 and
Special Rapporteur on Disability of the United Nations Commission for Social Development 2003-05. She is daughter of Sheikh Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar 1972-1995.

2008-09 Minister of Health Sheika Ghalia bint Mohammed bin Hammad Al Thani
Member of Qatar's ruling family she is former Head of the country's National Health Authority

2013- Minister of Communication and Information Technology Dr. Hessa Sultan Al-Jaber
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology 2004-13

2016- Minister of Health Hanan Bint Mohammad Al Kuwari

 

Last update 30.01.16