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  • Azza Rashed Salem Abdullah

    21st Century Leadership Institute Participant 
    Principal, Zamzam Primary School for Girls

    Azza is the principal at Zamzam Primary School in Ras Al Khaimah and has extensive experience in the field of education. She has dedicated 26 years of her professional career to working with children—seven years as a teacher, three years as a deputy principal, and 16 years as a school principal. Azza is originally from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and grew up in Ras Al Khaimah. She studied at UAE University, where she earned her bachelor's degree Islamic studies and Arabic. 

    Azza is married and has four children of her own, three boys and one girl. Azza enjoys working with students who are very young because she can teach and explain things easily. She says children’s minds are like dough, waiting to be shaped. 

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