An interview with Manahel Thabet PhD. A Beautiful Mind!
Ranked among the 30 Smartest People alive, Dr Thabet is the Founder and President of SmartTips Consultants, President (Middle East and North Africa/MENA) of The Brain Trust Foundation, president of the World IQ Foundation, Vice President of the World Intelligence Network (WIN), Deputy Director of the Institute for Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition and Vice Chancellor of The Gifted Academy. Manahel Thabet Ph.D. is ranked among the 30 Smartest people alive by SuperScholar, Genius of the Year 2013 by the World Genius Directory representing ASIA and Brain of the Year Award Winner 2015-2016. In 2014 she was selected the AVICENNA Award Laureate as a successor to Professor Tony Buzan given every year to those who present best practice in science, connecting East with West through science and knowledge. In 2015 Dr. Thabet broke a new Guinness World Record in 2015in one of the most complicated teaching methods. We have conducted an interview with her.
How do you feel being ranked one of the “30 Smartest People Alive”?
I am honoured to be ranked in the global top thirty. In particular, it elevates me to the status of a role model for aspirational young people around the world. I also feel that I can act as a beacon for girls, whose education is often compromised by social circumstances. There is so much prejudice in the world against female education and intelligence, such as the recent research by Professor Dimitri van der Linden of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, who claims that his research proves that women have lower IQ’s than men. My position in the top thirty is a valuable counterforce to such arguments.