Elyazia AlHosani

Resident Fellow/ Head of TRENDS Council for Young Researchers

Elyazia Jasim AlHosani is a fresh graduate from Zayed University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and Social Studies, specialized in International Affairs. She interned at the Ministry of Defense where she gathered invaluable experience and understanding of international and national security.

Elyazia’s areas of interest include social studies and social media. She is associated with the Department of Strategic Communications and is also pursuing a research diploma at TRENDS Research & Advisory.

Amal Al Breiki

Deputy Head of TRENDS Council for Young Researchers

An International Affairs graduate from Zayed University, Amal Al Breiki worked as a research assistant while completing her graduation.

She has gathered diverse experience in the fields of research and government communication while interning and working in the government sector. Regional conflicts and international security are some of Amal’s areas of interest.

Sultan Majed

Resident Fellow

Sultan Majed Al-Ali is a Research Assistant in TRENDS Research & Advisory. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, with a major in International Affairs. Sultan is also enrolled with the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center (Ibn Al-Dar program), which specializes in tour guide programs.

Sultan Al-Rubaei

Resident Fellow

Arizona State University Alumnus, Sultan Al-Rubaei, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He has been a member of the UAE Student Council at Arizona State University, showcasing the UAE culture and traditions to American students.

Al-Rubaei organized events and activities that attracted people to learn more about the UAE. He was part of the Capstone, a research-focused project on the impact of illegal South American immigrants on the net income of the United States.

Aisha Al-Blooshi

Resident Fellow

Aisha Ahmed Al-Bloushi is the Conference Coordinator at TRENDS Research & Advisory. She graduated from the United Arab Emirates University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a Minor in Psychology. Prior to joining TRENDS, Al-Bloushi interned at the UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abu Dhabi. She has developed the ability to respond quickly to tasks assigned and specializes in filing archives and writing political articles. Al-Bloushi’s research interests include international relations, women empowerment, and climate change.

Alya AlJneibi

Resident Fellow

Alya Aljneibi is a Researcher at TRENDS Research & Advisory. She is pursuing her Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Abu Dhabi University, UAE, which, other than technical sciences, focuses on research, strategic and project management, innovation, and leadership. She completed her B.A. in Sustainability and Environmental Sciences from Zayed University, UAE.

Alya has gained extensive experience in research and project management. Throughout her academic journey, she has led and participated in several initiatives such as the Ainak Society by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the annual Science Festival, and the annual Think Science Exhibition. She has also attended many conferences and contributed to numerous community services and voluntary work.

Sharifa AlRaeesi

Resident Fellow

Sharifa AlRaeesi completed her B.A. in Quality and Strategic Management with a minor in International Business from the Higher College of Technology. She has interned at Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism. With diverse experience in event management, Sharifa coordinates TRENDS Research & Advisory’s conferences and other activities. She is also enrolled in a research diploma training program at the Center.

Rahaf Al Khazraji

Resident Fellow

Rahaf Al Khazraji graduated with a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from Zayed University.

Rahaf has gained knowledge in the field of foreign relations while interning at the government sector. She has also expanded her inter-personal skills through interning in the Corporate Social Responsibility Department at a multinational company.

Rahaf Al-Khazraji joined Trends Research and Advisory as a research assistant in 2020.