Q Life Magazine Issue 7 - Page 10

Issue 7 Qataris Abroad HE Sheikha Alya at the UN Headquarters in New York HER EXCELLENCY SHEIKHA ALYA BINT AHMED AL THANI A cause to fight for Her Excellency Sheikha Alya, the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, shares with Q Life the causes that drive her and what gives her confidence in the future. “This is where my heart is. This is exactly where I wanted to be 20, 30 years ago,” explains Her Excellency Sheikha Alya. A day after the Qatar Mission to the United Nations hosted the UN’s 47th anniversary – sharing the achievements of Qatari women in the arts with the international community – and almost a year after the State of Qatar doubled its financial contributions to the United Nations, Her Excellency Sheikha Alya spoke about her multifaceted role representing the State of Qatar. 10 11