Ranked among the 30 Smartest people alive by SuperScholar.
Prof. Manahel Thabet
Founder and President of Consortium Consultancy, a premier provider for tools and techniques to grow businesses on a global scale, Prof. Manahel Thabet is the President of The Economic Forum for Sustainable Development – UK, President of the World’s IQ Foundation, Vice President of the World Intelligence Network (WIN), Deputy Director of the Institute for Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition of Imperial College and Vice-Chancellor of The UK Gifted Academy. A talented leader who wears many hats, Prof. Thabet is involved as a successful leader in numerous organizations that connect science, knowledge, and business in the global arena.
As a leading intellect on numerous scientific topics, Prof. Thabet has published articles and researches on topics of financial engineering, quantum mathematics, quantum physics, theories of Quantum Brain. Her work and expert opinions have been featured in several leading publications both nationally and internationally. Prof. Thabet is often sought out as a subject matter expert in these areas specially in quantum mathematics, mind enhancements methods, futurism, talent identification and organizational development.
For her leadership, inspiration, and contributions to science and business, Prof. Thabet has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, which include Arab Women of the Year, Brain of the Year Award, Guinness World Record, Middle East Achievement Awards in Science, World Peace, and Prosperity Foundation Awards, and Genius of the Year. She has been listed amongst the most powerful 500 Arabs in the world and the 100 most powerful women in the Middle East and was included on the BBC’s list of the 100 most inspirational women across the world, besides the Super Scholar Ranking among the 30 smartest people alive.
Her accomplishments and professional record are unmatched by others in her field, and her societal contributions have withstood the test of time and brought about positive, systemic global change. Prof. Thabet has influenced the lives of many with her work, and she has managed to create an impact not just in the Arab World, but across the globe while continuing to make great strides in the international arena for all. Lately, Prof. Thabet founded and leads the first of its kind in the Middle East, Mind Ability Enhancement Center called Think Hub.
Recently, she has been bestowed the honor of serving as a Special Envoy to the Commonwealth for Science and Technology. With her profound expertise and extensive knowledge in the domain, she imparts a nuanced understanding of leveraging technology to enhance advancements in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those pertaining to technology, research, and innovation.
Knowledge based Economy
There are four pillars in a knowledge-based economy under the World Bank definition: Infrastructure, Incentives, Innovation, and Intelligence. Intelligence refers to Education Systems where citizens acquire, share, and use knowledge. Tertiary education takes time to build research and cultural assets as well as the experience to build partnerships with businesses. Over two-thirds of graduates in the UAE are women, and they account for less than 12% of the entire workforce. The world looks at Dubai as a model for a new, prosperous and sustainable 21st century Middle East. Generally, the Middle East economies lag behind their competitors because the vast resource of female talent remains untapped.
Women in STEM
For her leadership, inspiration, and contributions to science and business, Dr. Manahel Thabet has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, which include Arab Women of the Year Award, Brain of the Year Award, Guinness World Record, Middle East Achievement Awards in Science, World Peace and Prosperity Foundation Awards, and Genius of the Year. She has been listed among the most powerful 500 Arabs globally and the 100 most powerful women in the Middle East and was included on the BBC’s list of the 100 most inspirational women worldwide, besides the Super Scholar Ranking among the 30 most intelligent people alive.