In her role as Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology, her Excellency spearheads the UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology's efforts to empower the adoption of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and promote research and development in the advanced science and technology sector.
Her Excellency has held the position of Secretary General of the Education and Human Resources Council since 2020. She participates in harmonising education and human resources policies, in order to ensure that education outputs are compatible with the requirements of the constantly changing labour market and the preparation of qualified and competitive generations that can keep pace with the future trends of the labour market.
H.E. Sarah Al Amiri holds a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from the American University of Sharjah.
Her Excellency is the chairwoman of:
The Emirates Space Agency
The Emirates Scientists Council
The Fourth Industrial Revolution Council
The Dubai Future Academy Board of TrusteesShe previously served as the Deputy Project Manager and Science Lead of the Emirates Mars Mission (Hope) at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).Previously, Her Excellency was the Head of R&D at MBRSC, where she established the Centre's knowledge management, strategic research and product assurance functionalities. She was also involved in DubaiSat-1 and DubaiSat-2, and in the establishment of the KhalifaSat program.In 2014, Her Excellency led the establishment of the Advanced Aerial Systems Program, where she championed development efforts on a prototype High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite. The project resulted in a successful 24-hour flight of the unmanned vehicle, which recorded the highest altitude of any aircraft over UAE airspace.
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