Duaa Belgacem

Class of: 2016
School: Zayed College For Girls
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand
Serving as student representative on her school's Board of Trustrees has fostered Duaa's leadership skills and encouraged her to set and achieve goals for the future.

"The school's Board of Trustees is proud to have Duaa as one of its members. She has been an active member of the school community, helping to organise events both in school as well as the local community. Duaa volunteers for many events and organisations outside of school...Despite this level of commitment to the community, Duaa is able to balance the demands on her time so her academic progress is not affected. She is reliable, trustworthy and always accepting of responsibility," says Careers Advisor Fawziyyah Rafiq.

Duaa has received awards for Arabic, Business Studies and English. Her commitment to her education was recognised with an award for 100 percent attendance.