Sheikha Al Mayassa

Globalizing the local, localizing the global

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Filmed Jan 2010 at TEDWomen 2010
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Sheikha Al Mayassa, a patron of artists, storytellers and filmmakers in Qatar, talks about how art and culture create a country's identity — and allow every country to share its unique identity with the wider world. As she says: "We don't want to be all the same, but we do want to understand each other."

Sheikha Al Mayassa
/ Founder, Doha Film Institute

Sheikha Al Mayassa is the young and progressive force behind Qatar's mission to become the Middle East's foremost destination for the arts and culture.  Full bio.

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