Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
The Need to Act, Adapt and Transform

16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

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Dr. Nada Messaikeh

Dr. Nada Jammoul Messaikeh is an accomplished executive and academic with a distinct role in  shaping the educational landscape in the UAE. As the Co-founder and Managing Director of  Impactiv, she has been instrumental in pioneering tech-enabled mentoring programs aimed at  youth empowerment and professional development. In tandem, she serves as an adjunct  faculty member at the University of Manchester, where she brings her real-world experience to  her teachings in the Business School. 

With a doctoral degree focused on healthcare system reform from the University of  Manchester and CPA credentials, Nada has over thirty years of experience in financial  management, audit, and academic leadership. She has significantly contributed to the  education sector in the UAE, exemplified by her role as Associate Vice Provost for Research  Administration and Financial Planning at New York University Abu Dhabi, her involvement in  pivotal financial reforms at Abu Dhabi Education Council, and her leadership roles at Sorbonne  University and Abu Dhabi University.  

Nada’s work through Impactiv and her academic role reflect her dedication to mentorship,  youth empowerment, and the development of innovative education programs.