The Gifted Academy
Vice Chancellor & Vice Chairman of the Board
Dr. Manahel Thabet Phd is ranked among the 30 Smartest People Alive (2011) by SuperScholar and awardee of Brain of the Year Award (2015-2016), earned the Avicenna Award (2014) as a successor to Professor Tony Buzan, was the youngest winner of Woman of the Year (2000) from the Woman Federation for World Peace, and laureate Genius of the Year 2013 (Asia) from The World Genius Directory. in 2010 Dr Thabet was selected to be Arab Inspirational Woman of the Year by the Arab Women Awards.
Dr. Thabet is the Founder, Owner, and President of SmartTips Consultants, President (MENA) of The Brain Trust Foundation, President of the High IQ Foundation, Vice President of the World Intelligence Network (WIN), and Deputy Director of the Institute for Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition.
In addition, Dr Thabet won the Middle East Achievement Award in Science, ranked among the 100 Most Powerful Arab Women by CEO Middle East and 500 most powerful Arabs byArabian Business. She was honored with the Royal Grand Cross Officer of the White Swan Companionate with Justice Eagle RGCO-JE and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in London, United Kingdom.
Dr. Manahel was the Chairperson of the Scientific Committee, Recommendation Committee and Senior Advisor to the International Asia Pacific Giftedness Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Conference hosted more than 2,000 Talented and Gifted Education specialists and participants from 42 countries with 320 papers. In 2015, she set the Guinness World Record for the Largest Memory Lesson teaching 1307 female students and correcting all results in less than 3 hours.
In addition, Dr. Manahel is the Co-Founder and Senior Advisor of Tony’s Tens an educational charity initiative, Goodwill Ambassador for Eco International of Prince Albert II De Monaco Foundation, President of IQuestion, Judge for the Drones for Good Awards UAE(2016), Member of the International Association of Quantitative Finance (formerly International Association of Financial Engineers), Editor for Synapsia, and Supervisor of the Arabian Intelligence Network.
The academies created knowledge, and knowledge became wealth. Now at the start of the 21st century, knowledge has increasingly come to mean not only wealth but power. A massive change, however, is at this very moment taking place. With the extraordinary acceleration of computer technology, all knowledge is becoming a common base, as well as being universally and instantaneously available.
In addition, the accumulation and out-pouring of this widely accessible data are becoming a problem in its own right, causing “information overload” and costly physical and mental stress. What was once a strength is in many cases becoming a growing weakness. The Gifted Academy was established to work not only on Exploring, Nourishing, Training Gifted, and Talented Individuals; the Gifted Academy is THE place where competencies and abilities are explored and developed for all.