The Townhall event was held at the Qatar National Convention Center QNCC with more than 4,000 participants and aimed at celebrating the importance of Qatar Foundation in Qatar’s development, QF culture and philosophy, its accomplishments since its establishment in 1995 and to discuss its future aspirations.
Main Stage Setting
The event was attended by H.H. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, H.E. Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al-Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation and a number of VVIPs, representatives from educational, economic and health sectors alongside members of QF community including staff, students, teachers, faculty and researchers.
I AM QF featured a high-level panel discussion moderated by HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al-Thani, where speakers from some of QF’s key stakeholders discussed collaboration as one of the core principles of QF in advancing Qatars development, strengthen its human capacity, and enable its people to realize their full potential.
Speaking during the panel discussion, H.H. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser said:
“Today I am glad to see faces that have always been present throughout all of QF’s achievements. The main challenge that we faced was always to try convincing others to make a positive change, and that is through education, because education is our true wealth.”
H.H. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser attending the event
The panel discussion was also attended by H.E. Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah bint Rashid Al Khater; HE Director of Public Health at the Ministry of Public Health Sheikh Dr. Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Thani; President of Qatar University Dr. Hassan Rashid Al Derham; and Vice President and Joint Venture Executive Director at ExxonMobil Qatar Dominic Genetti.
I AM QF included a series of activations, talks and various areas designed for interactive engagement for the participants, such as:
The event concluded with Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser being presented with a special gift – letters and pictures containing messages from students at QF’s schools and universities.
I AM QF was produced by fischerAppelt as a turkey project for Qatar Foundation.