Haifaa Al Rabie
Born in the Middle-East, Haifaa Al Rabie is a trailblazing structural and civil engineer, a role model of female empowerment, and a true citizen of the world. She is an experienced, multi-disciplined civil and structural engineer, with more than 16 years’ international experience in relation to prestigious construction projects in the UK, Middle-East, Afghanistan and Central Africa. Haifaa’s specialisations include structural design, project management, consultancy and lecturing. During her decade at the UN Department of Peace-Keeping Operations (DPKO) missions, she lived and worked in Syria, Chad and Afghanistan. Haifaa also works as a translator and interpreter, being totally bilingual in English and Arabic, and has lived in the UK for eight years. Her interests and passions include philosophy, art, literature, music, cookery, fashion and dance.