Rania Al-Abdullah (b. 1970) is the queen consort of
Jordan. She has been involved in numerous humanitarian projects relating to
education, health, community projects, and other causes.
She studied business administration at the American
University in Cairo, and became queen in 1999. Her projects include the first
interactive children’s museum in Jordan, the refurbishment of 500 public
schools, and the Jordan River Foundation, which aims to improve the life
quality of women and children in the country. She was the first person named as
an Eminent Advocate for Children by UNICEF.