Al-Mayassa is Chairperson of the Reach Out to Asia Initiative, a philanthropic
effort to help the victims of recent natural disasters in Asia.
She is the
Chairperson of Qatar Museums Authority and Assistant to the Chief of Staff of
Qatar’s Emiri Diwan.
Sheikha Mayassa has been engaged in humanitarian efforts
for many years and strongly believes that every individual has the opportunity
to make a difference in their community and the world.
Her latest project,
Reach Out to Asia, raised 30 million dollars in five months to help people who
lost homes, livelihoods and loved ones in the recent tsunami as well as the
earthquake in Pakistan. The initiative will also develop primary and secondary
education in Asia’s least developed countries, such as Cambodia and Bangladesh.