Ms. Shamma Al Mazrui
Minister of Community Development, United Arab Emirates
Ms. Shamma Al Mazrui was appointed as the UAE Minister of State for Youth in 2020. Prior, she was name Minister of State for Youth Affairs in February 2016. Her tasks are focused on representing youth issues and aspirations at the UAE Cabinet and setting development plans and strategies for improving youth capabilities, in addition to further utilizing their energy in various fields.
Earlier, Al Mazrui worked in Private Equity at one of Abu Dhabi&rsquos sovereign wealth funds. She also previously worked as a public policy analyst at the UAE Mission to the United Nations, as a Ministry Policy Analyst with the Prime Minister&rsquos Office, as a Research Analyst at the UAE Embassy in DC, and as an Education Policy Researcher at Tamkeen UAE Strategic Affairs Authority.
Al Mazrui obtained her Masters of Public Policy with Distinction from the University of Oxford in 2015. She was the first UAE Rhodes Scholar and ranked within the top of her class. She completed her Bachelor&rsquos of Arts in Economics with a concentration in Finance at New York Abu Dhabi in 2014.