Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, DBE (Arabic: موزة بنت ناصر المسند, born August 8, 1959 in Al Khor) is the second of the three wives of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar.
Early life and education 
Sheikha Mozah is the daughter of Nasser bin Abdullah Al Missned (died in 2007), who was an opponent of Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdallah Al Thani, father of the current Emir.The family lived in exile in Egypt and Kuwait, but returned to Qatar for the Sheikha’s marriage. She married the Emir (at the time Heir Apparent) in 1977 at the age of 18, while she was attending Qatar University. She received her BA degree in Sociology from there in 1986.
Sheikha Mozah is Chairperson of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development since 1995, Chairperson of Silatech since 2008, Chairperson of the Arab Democracy Foundation, President of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs since 1998. Also, she is Vice-President of the Supreme Education Council since 2002 and was UNESCO's Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education in 2003. Currently, she serves as a member of the Board of Overseers for Weill Cornell Medical College. Besides this, she is also currently Chair of Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha and the organisation "Your Link".
Unlike many other monarchical wives in the Middle East, Sheikha Mozah has been a high-profile figure in her nation's politics and society, actively involved in Qatar's government. She was a driving force behind Education City and Al Jazeera Children's Channel. Additionally, she has been named as one of Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women at #74.
Titles, styles and honours 
Titles and styles 
- Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned (1959–1977)
- Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned (1977–present)
She has seven children, five sons and two daughters:
External links 
Media related to Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned at Wikimedia Commons