In 2014 she was made the AVICENNA Award Laureate as a successor to Professor Tony Buzan, an award given every year to those who present best practice in science, connecting East with West through science and knowledge. In 2015 Professor Thabet established a new Guinness World Record in one of the most complicated teaching methods.
In 2012, Manahel Thabet was the Chairperson of the Scientific Committee, Recommendation Committee and Senior Adviser to the International Asia Pacific Giftedness Conference, which was held in Dubai and hosted by the Hamdan Bin Rashid Awards for Distinguished Academic Performance. The conference hosted specialists from 42 countries, 320 papers and more than 2000 participants in the field of Talent and Gifted Education.
Thabet holds distinct memberships in multiple elite high IQ societies including the following: