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Dr. Jawaher Shaheen Al Mudhahki


Dr. Jawaher Shaheen Al-Mudhahki is the President of the University of Bahrain, since October 2021. Prior to this position she was the Chief Executive of the Education and Training Quality Authority (BQA) since its establishment in 2008. She began her career at the University of Bahrain, where she held several academic and administrative positions, where the last position was Vice-President for Administration and Financial Affairs. In 2016, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa confers the Bahrain Medal of the First Class on Dr. Al-Mudhahki in recognition of her efforts to serve the Kingdom.

Dr. Al-Mudhahki was a board member in a number of national, regional and international boards including: the Supreme Council for the Development of Education and Training, the Committee for Evaluating Governmental Centers, the International Network for Quality Assurance Authorities in Higher Education (INQAAHE), the Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World (IQA), the Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ANQAHE), the Accounting and Auditing Authority in the GCC, the Higher Council of Training, the Supreme Council for Women, the Higher Education Council, the Academics Association, the Bahrain Accounting Association, the Women Empowerment Award Committee and the Commission of Prisoners and Detainees Rights. Additionally, Dr. Jawaher was the editor in chief of the GCC “Arab Journal of Accounting”.

Dr. Al-Mudhahki holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Bahrain, a Master’s degree from the University of Denver (USA) and a Ph.D. from the University of Exeter (UK).

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