Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Ben Jaafar currently serves as the CEO of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation, one of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the Arab world.

Prior to this role, she was the Managing Director of EduEval, where she cultivated partnerships with governments, international agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and multinational corporations to promote evidence-based decisions for a greater positive impact on education.

She holds a PhD in Educational Leadership, and a MA in Curriculum Studies from the University of Toronto.

She is passionate about coupling her experience with her academic background to promote knowledge sharing and education for good.

Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar, Chief Executive Officer of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation a Philanthropic Organization in the UAE.