HRH Princess Dr. Nisreen Bint El-Sharif Mohammed Bin King Faisal (I) Bin El-Sharif Hussein El-Hashemite’s origin combines history, religion, politics and education, as she is from the Hashemite Family; the holiest family among the Arab World and a direct descendent of the Prophet of Islam, Mohammed (S). Princess Nisreen is the granddaughter of King Faisal (I) of Iraq, who was the leader of the Arabic Revolution against the Ottoman Empire in defiance of the forced illiteracy upon the Arabs and then to become the first King of Iraq and founder of the Modern State of Iraq where the Iraqi Nation with all of its diversified ethnic origins and religions for the first time in the history became united under his democratic values implemented through education, tolerance, respect for one another, and upholding good relations between neighboring and international countries. Following in the steps of her ancestors and vowing to preserve the traditions of her family; not only Princess Dr. Nisreen dedicated herself to serving mankind, but also is an internationally recognized researcher and awards achiever in the fields of arts, literature, humanitarian affairs, and science: - The first Royal Princess in the world to be qualified in science and medicine, with a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, Master of Science, Medical Doctorate and a PhD in Human Genetics. - Published several scientific papers & studies as original investigations and is the author of 3 books. - The Founder President of the Women in Science International League. - When she doesn’t paint, Princess Nisreen, as a medical doctor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, conducts research on sex differences in tuberous sclerosis, which will lead to new therapeutic strategies.
In 2007, Princess Nisreen left her scientific career at Harvard Medical School, which she adores to devote herself for serving Science Technology & Medicine Education and Research in the Arab World, throughout RASIT and its programs. Currently, and in collaboration with renowned American and British Institutes, she is working on establishing a Pan-Arab Scientific Research Institution for Science and Innovation. She also is working on serving the children and women of Iraq in particular and whoever is in need for help in general.