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“Working on Peace and Positivity in the Arab World”
HH Sheikha Intisar is on a mission to bring peace to the Arab world through different forms of psychology. Through the "Intisar Foundation" a UK based charity she founded that uses the creative therapeutic approach of drama therapy she aims to heal, support and empower 1 million Arab women affected by war in the next 20 years.
After spending many years in the corporate world, she decided to leave this behind and become a social entrepreneur and philanthropist. With her bold ambition and love for life, and as a mother of four daughters, she’s an ardent supporter of women and young people, with an unwavering determination to make a better and more peaceful society.
She’s the driving force behind several initiatives to promote positive thinking, wellbeing, and strong ethical values. She started the first publishing house in the Arab world to focus solely on Wellbeing publications; created "Alnowair" an NGO that brings positive, social behavioural change in Kuwait; and started "Bareec" an educational programme which establishes a positive learning environment in schools. She has also produced four award-winning films using local Kuwaiti youth, and created "Intisars" and "Ebbarra" 2 jewellery brands that promote self-belief, with 50% of the profits going to the "Intisar Foundation".