Al-Zain Sabah Al-Naser Al-Sabah

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Al-Zain Sabah Al-Naser Al-Sabah
Under Secretary of Kuwait
Member of the house of Al-Sabah
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Sheikha Al-Zain Al Sabah at a UN hearing
Born Kuwait City, Kuwait
Full name
Al-Zain Sabah Al-Naser Al-Sabah
House House of Al-Sabah
Father Sheikh Sabah Naser Al-Saud Al-Sabah
Mother Sheikha Shaikha Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah
Religion Islam

Sheikha Al-Zain Sabah Al-Naser Al-Sabah also Al-Zain S. Al-Sabah (Arabic: الشيخة الزين الصباح ) is the Under Secretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait, a branch of government responsible for developing national policies that support "innovation, civic engagement and entrepreneurship" amongst Kuwaiti youth.[1][2]

Career and Background[edit]

From 2002-2013, Sheikha Al Zain was Chairperson and Managing Director of Eagle Vision Media Group,[3] a multimedia production facility in Kuwait.

In 2008, she co-produced "Amreeka", an official selection at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.[4] Al-Zain also co-produced "Journey to Mecca", a documentary about the Islamic scholar Ibn Battuta's journey from Morocco to Saudi Arabia.[5]

Prior to filmmaking ventures, Sheikha Al Zain worked in Boston and New York, where she was on staff at ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. [6]

She has also produced and directed a number of political talk shows for Kuwait Television.[7]

Sheikha Al Zain is a member of the Kuwaiti Royal family.[5]

  1. ^ Chaaban, Fida. "Advocating Agility: H.E. Sheikha Al-Zain Sabah Al-Naser Al-Sabah Won't Let Kuwait's Entrepreneurs Go It Alone". Retrieved 2016-07-22. 
  2. ^ touchlineadmin (2016-02-21). "Testament to youth". Retrieved 2016-07-22. 
  3. ^ "Eagle Vision Media Group KSCC: Private Company Information - Businessweek". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  4. ^ Dabis, Cherien (2009-06-17), Amreeka, retrieved 2016-07-23 
  5. ^ a b "Kuwaiti royal seeks to innovate home country". 2016-05-02. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  6. ^ "Off hours: Country comes first for Kuwait's under secretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs | The National". Retrieved 2016-08-20. 
  7. ^ "Young & Talented". The Business Year. Retrieved 2016-08-20.