HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi
A big heart by birth, humanitarian by nature and social activist by choice, HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, is one of the most respected and inspirational visionaries in the Arab world.
Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FOCP), a UICC member organisation and Vanguard Partner, she has helped to empower women, girls, youths, families, refugees, patients, entrepreneurs and entire communities in the UAE, the Middle East, and beyond.
Her numerous initiatives have touched millions of lives affected by war, poverty, cancer, disabilities, abuse and much more.
Engaged in many social, cultural, sport and philanthropic causes, Her Highness is a UICC International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration, International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC and Patron of the Childhood Cancer (ChiCa) Fund.
HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan
Director General, King Hussein Cancer Foundation
As the mother of a cancer survivor, HRH Princess Dina Mired is passionate in her efforts to combat cancer, and has led the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) in Jordan as Director General since 2003.
Under her direct leadership, KHCF has succeeded in unifying and enlisting all segments of society in the fight against cancer. HRH founded and developed the Fundraising and Development Department of the Foundation, positioning it as one of the best fundraising institutions in Jordan, and also restructured and expanded the Foundation's Healthcare Programme for cancer coverage, making it the only non-profit cancer coverage programme in the country that also offers early detection services.
As one of the leading figures advocating early detection and screening of breast cancer for women in Jordan, HRH is the Honorary Chairperson of the Jordan Breast Cancer Programme.
HRH is an Honorary Co-President of Harvard University Global Task Force for Expanded Access to Cancer Control and Care in the Developing World, an Honorary Chair of the Global Task Force for Tobacco Free Portfolios (GTF.TFP), is on the Presidential Advisory Panel of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and is a UICC World Cancer Declaration Ambassador.
HRH is a LIVESTRONG Global Envoy for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, an Honorary Member of the Mediterranean Task Force for Cancer Control in Italy and has a consistent presence at high-level global health and development fora, using her experiences as a cancer advocate to draw attention and generate action on non-communicable diseases worldwide.