SHEIKHA MAI BINT MOHAMMED AL KHALIFA
Minister of Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities
Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa is the Minister of Culture for the Kingdom of Bahrain. Her main responsibilities include overseeing the culture and tourism sectors in the Kingdom while the ministry also aims to enhance the local community’s knowledge about its history and culture–something Sheikha Mai is well-versed in, having published a number of books on the subject. In 2002, she founded the Sheikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center. She obtained her master’s degree in political history from the UK’s Sheffield University.