Dr. Asmaa Al-Fadala

Dr. Asmaa Al-Fadala

Director of Research and Content Development at WISE

Innovation | Disruptive Education | Educational Leadership
LanguagesEnglish, Arabic

Dr. Asmaa Al-Fadala is the director of Research and Content Development at WISE, an initiative of Qatar Foundation. She has 20 years of professional experience in K-12 education and higher education. Her research interests include leadership for learning, school improvement, entrepreneurship education, professional development, and educational reform.

In her current work at WISE, Dr. Al-Fadala leads the research team in support of the QF CEO’s Office across a number of projects and initiatives. These include the Empowering Leaders of Learning Program (ELL), which helps school leaders navigate improvement processes and the Agile Leaders of Learning Innovation Network (ALL-IN), an international network of school leadership experts and practitioners aimed at raising awareness of educational leadership policy globally.

Dr. Al-Fadala is also a visiting fellow in the Department of School Education and Policy at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, US, and serves on the program committee of Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s School of Public Policy.