Dr. Jawaher Al-Mudhahki
Affiliation(s) of Roundtable Panelist: Chief Executive of The National Authority for Qualifications & The Education and Training Quality Authority -Bahrain
Roundtable Panelist Short Biography
Dr. Jawaher Shaheen Al-Mudhahki is the Chief Executive of the Education and Training Quality Authority (BQA), in the Kingdom of Bahrain, since 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.
She is an active member or President in a number of regional and international Boards including International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World (IQA), and the Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ANQAHE). Nationally, she is a member in The Supreme Council for Education and Training’s Development.
Furthermore, Dr. Al-Mudhahki was a board member in: The Accounting and Auditing Authority in the GCC; Supreme Council for Women; Higher Education Council; Academics Association; and Bahrain Accounting Association; The Women Empowerment Award Committee; and The Commission of Prisoners and Detainees Rights; and she was the editor in chief of the GCC “Arab Journal of Accounting”.
Her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Bahrain, Master from the University of Denver (USA) and the Ph.D. (1996) from the University of Exeter (UK).