EMEA Regional Council

Shaikha Mohamed Almehairi

Director of the Library Department, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism

Shaikha Mohamed Almehairi

Shaikha Mohamed Almehairi worked as a teacher and staff coordinator, and teachers supervisor for the UAE Ministry of Education from 1990 to 2001. In 2001, Ms. Almehairi moved to Zayed University library where she worked as the Curriculum Resource Center coordinator. She was also the liaison for the College of Education, the Arabic Language and Islamic Studies Program and the College of Information Technology. She was an information literacy instructor and trained school librarians between 2001-2007. In 2008, Ms. Almehairi was the People Development Manager at the Western Region Development Counci where her team's purpose was to improve education and employment conditions for the Aldhafra region population. She moved in 2011 to the Department of Culture and Tourism where she worked as the library Public Services Manager, then managed the Cultural Resources Center, a special library for the Culture Sector researchers. Shaikha Almehairi became the Director of the Library Department in 2017. She has focused on programmes development, staff training, technology development, increased footfall, and collections development.


Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism

Department Of Culture and Tourism, Dar Alkutub, the Library Department
Courniche Road 1, Nation Towers
Building B
Abu Dhabi  94000

Term einddatum: 31 October 2022