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Hala Al-Ansari

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Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women, Bahrain

Full Biography

Hala Al-Ansari is the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women and member of the  Supreme Council for Women in its fourth and fifth terms. Since 2000, she has served as the Head of Media Affairs at the office of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King of Bahrain. Mrs. Al Ansari held the position of Assistant Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women, in the rank of an Undersecretary, between 2001 and 2010.   

Mrs. Al Ansari is a member of several national and international institutions and committees, including Executive Board Member of the Arab Women Organization since 2010, Member of the National Committee tasked with the follow up to the implementation of the National Model for Mainstreaming Women’s Needs in Development since, and Member of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from 2017 – 2021.  Previously, she was a member of the National Committee responsible for the implementation of the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry “BICI” . She was awarded with Order of Merit for pioneers of national work in 2011 by His Majesty the King.

In 1994 she has attained her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Golden Gate University in the United States of America.  In 1992, she attained  her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Bahrain.