Dr. Maryam Hamad Al-Mannai | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Vice President of Student Affairs

Vice President of Student Affairs

Dr. Maryam Hamad Al-Mannai

Dr. Maryam Hamad Al-MannaiVice President of Student Affairs

“At Hamad Bin Khalifa University we are truly aware that education does not stop when a student leaves the classroom and we are committed to giving our students all they need to build a bright future.”

Dr. Maryam Hamad Al-Mannai is the Vice President for Student Affairs at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). She is well regarded in educational circles and possesses a well-documented record of leadership in all key areas of student affairs.

Dr. Maryam joined HBKU having built a distinguished career as an educator in Qatar’s Ministry of Education (MOE). She also served as the Executive Director for Community Relations at Texas A&M University at Qatar, where she had a pioneering role in fostering a culture that encouraged Qatari woman to pursue engineering degrees in co-educational settings. Her illustrious career has been recognized by numerous awards, given in recognition of her work highlighting student welfare issues and for developing various educational strategies that lead to the development of a Community Relations Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar.

In 2010, she was the recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in Student Relations from Texas A&M's main campus, in recognition of her continued efforts to support and inspire her students to reach their highest potential.

Her role as VP for Student Affairs encompasses many of the areas she worked in prior to joining HBKU, including admissions, development of community relations, and career development. Her role also involves establishing new programs in the area of student affairs that can accommodate the needs of HBKU’s rapidly expanding community of students.