|Born:||August 31, 1970 (age 52)|
|Career:||Queen of Jordan, 1999-present|
|Education:||B.A., American University of Cairo|
Rania Al Abdullah is the Queen consort of Jordan and an international advocate for education, health, community empowerment, youth, cross-cultural dialogue and micro-finance.
Queen Rania was born August 31, 1970, in Kuwait to Palestinian parents. She obtained a bachelor's degree in business administration from the American University of Cairo in 1991, then worked briefly in marketing for Citibank and Apple Inc. On June 10, 1991, she married Prince Abdullah bin Al Hussein of Jordan, who assumed power as king on February 7, 1999.
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- Interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour - Sep. 22, 2016
- Remarks at the Global Women's Forum - Feb. 23, 2016
- Sapienza University of Rome Commencement Address - Dec. 10, 2015
- Abu Dhabi Media Summit Opening Statement - Nov. 18, 2014
- A Tale of Twenty-Two Cities - Nov. 7, 2013
- Remarks at Yale University - Sept. 22, 2009