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Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan on Google´s Zeitgeist Minds

Queen Rania

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan speaks about technology as a tool for cross-cultural connectivity.

Queen Rania speaks about technology

  • Queen Rania YouTube video
    0:0:40
  • Welcome Queen Rania talks about Google
    0:2:40
  • Online platforms for outreach
    0:4:45
  • East-West divide
    0:6:5
  • Utilizing new technologies to bridge the gap
    0:7:55
  • Women in the Middle East
    0:15:32

(total 28:22min | streamed from Google’s Zeitgeist Channel)

About Queen Rania

Since her marriage to His Majesty King Abdullah ibn Al Hussein (then Prince) in 1993, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan has been an outspoken philanthropic advocate and a promoter of advancing health and educational opportunities in Jordan and across the globe.

Queen Rania has a special interest in several core issues: improving the quality of life of the family unit, including protecting children from violence and promoting early childhood development; promoting excellence and innovation in education; and developing income-generating projects as well as advancing best practices in the field of microfinance. She has also been particularly vocal about the importance of cross cultural and interfaith dialogue to foster greater understanding, tolerance and acceptance across the world.

Visit her website: http://www.queenrania.jo/

Queen Rania is on the Board of Directors of several international organizations such as the World Economic Forum (WEF); the United Nations Foundation (UNF); International Youth Foundation (IYF); the Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA); and the GAVI Fund. Her Majesty is UNICEF’s first Eminent Advocate for Children and is also the World Health Organization’s Patron for Violence Prevention in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

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norbertomoreau

Norberto Moreau is co-owner of the group Allied Management Ltd (Hong Kong, London, Valencia). The group and his associates have activities in Yachting, Properties and IT.