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June 9

HH Sheikha Intisar Awarded the Insignia of Knight in The Order of The Belgian Crown

  His Majesty King Philippe of the Belgians has awarded the insignia of the Knight in the Order of the Crown (Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Couronne) to HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah, a philanthropist, social entrepreneur, author, film producer, columnist, and princess of the AlSabah Family, the ruling family of Kuwait.   The decoration ceremony […]

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May 9

Lebanese American University Students Offered Internship Opportunities At Intisar Foundation

Intisar Foundation, the first and only charitable organisation to foster Peace in the Arab world by providing drama therapy programmes to Arab women affected by war and violence, and the Lebanese American University (LAU), a private American university in Beirut, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), whereby the foundation offers internship opportunities to the […]

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August 31

Spread The Word: Our Fundraising Campaigns

Intisar Foundation has launched two fundraising campaigns – on Go Fund Me and Global Giving platforms – to support its efforts in providing psychological support through drama therapy to Arab women traumatised by war and violence. Aiming to raise €40,000 through two campaigns, Intisar Foundation will use the funds to reach its One Million Arab […]

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July 6

“I Will Be Fine” Featured At International Film Festivals

Intisar Foundation’s short documentary about the positive impact of providing psychological support to Arab women affected by war and violence – “I Will Be Fine” – has been selected by three prestigious international film festivals in 2021.    The “I Will Be Fine” documentary is a fourteen-minute-long film that documents the stories of 18 Arab […]

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May 19

HH Sheikha Intisar Takes Part in WHF 2021

HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah, founder and Chairwoman of Intisar Foundation, took part in the World Humanitarian Forum’s discussion entitled “Re-Defining Equality.”   HH Sheikha Intisar was joined by Dr Salma Nims, Secretary General at Jordanian National Commission for Women in Jordan, Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Lord Simon Woolley, Former Chair at Race […]

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May 8

Intisar Foundation Wins Two STEVIE® Awards

The Intisar Foundation scooped two awards at the 2021 Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Awards that aim to recognise innovation in all its forms.  The foundation was honoured as a GOLD STEVIE® WINNER: Innovative Growth Achievement Award and GOLD STEVIE® WINNER: Innovative Management in a Non-Profit Organisation. The Middle East & North Africa Stevie […]

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March 27

Psychological Support For Female Entrepreneurs

Intisar Foundation has partnered with Stand For Women, a Beirut-based non-profit organisation, to offer a psychological support programme based on drama therapy to women in business affected by the 2020 Beirut blast.   Following the massive explosions at the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, surveys pointed out a reduction in employment opportunities for […]

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March 8

Webinar On How To Truly Empower Arab Women

In honour of International Women’s Day 2021, Intisar Foundation hosted a virtual knowledge sharing session with some of the most distinguished experts and decision-makers from around the world in order to advise on the most effective solutions for truly empowering Arab women. Entitled “Achieving Women’s Self-Empowerment For A Better Arab World”, the webinar discussion featured […]

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September 16

Intisar Foundation And USEK Sign an MoU

Intisar Foundation And USEK Sign A Historic Agreement To Educate The Next Generation of Arab Female Drama Therapists in the Arab World   – The MoU with USEK further aligns with Intisar Foundation’s vision outlined by HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah to bring Peace to the Arab world by psychologically healing Arab women from the trauma […]

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July 1

UN75Talk: Women And The Quest For Peace

Intisar Foundation, in collaboration with the United Nations in Kuwait, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the State of Kuwait, and UN Women co-hosted the UN75Talk webinar titled “Women, War, Mental Health and The Quest for Peace.”   The goal of this webinar was to show how drama therapy, a culturally sensitive, unique, […]

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May 22

Covid Response to our #1millionArabwomen

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are severely impacting the mental health of refugees in the Arab world. Lockdowns around the world have limited the daily lives of billions around the planet. Since mid-March, Lebanon and Jordan have had near-total quarantine periods, altering the lives of residents and refugees. While much of the world struggles […]

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May 7

Call for Peace and Empowerment

The Call To Unite- HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah reminded the world that “kindness and support are the most needed” in times of a global pandemic and crisis. Calling for compassion and unity in the ongoing fight of coronavirus.   Millions of people around the world stood together in one common purpose. One of the world’s […]

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May 7

HH Sheikha Intisar Speaks At Milken Institute Summit

ABU DHABI: Thought leaders, government officials, philanthropists, and world decision-makers gathered together on 11th of February, 2020 to discuss, develop, and deploy solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as health and wellness, financial markets, regional economic crisis, public health, and philanthropy work.   HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah was devotedly among the […]

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May 7

Jordan: Final 2018 Drama Therapy Ceremony

JORDAN: Her royal highness princess Dina Mired attended the final ceremony of women affected by war in Jordan with the Founder of Intisar Foundation, HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah, and the CEO Karima Anbar. The final ceremony included two groups of 35 empowering women becoming the dividends of peacemakers in the Arab world.   “I had […]

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March 6

#1MillionArabWomen: The Dividends of Peace

A Conversation with HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah Thursday, March 26, 2020, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm CSIS Headquarters Please join the Center for Strategic and International Studies for a Smart Women, Smart Power conversation with HH Intisar AlSabah of Kuwait. HH Intisar AlSabah will discuss her dream for peace in the Arab world by empowering […]

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February 19

Circle of Love Book Launch Event in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Born to the Kuwaiti royal family, her highness HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah has a unique personality with sky-high ambition and love for life in all its details. She is the daughter of His Highness Sheikh Salem AlSabah, from whom she acquired many traits and learned many virtues. A supporter of women and young people, […]

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January 24

What Is Trauma To You?

Faith is the quiet cousin of courage   We are all traumatized by life, some from prodigious wrongdoings and with suppressed pain, others with the guilt of blaming themselves for else’s warpath.   “My life was a burden because of my sister,” said Em Amir, one of our One Million Arab Women survivors. “I was […]

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January 14

Circle of Love Book Launch Event in London

87 Inspiring women voicing one power in one book   LONDON: Born to the Kuwaiti royal family, her highness HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah has a unique personality with sky-high ambition and love for life in all its details. She is the daughter of His Highness Sheikh Salem AlSabah, from whom she acquired many traits and […]

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October 23

Our Founder Shares words of Empowerment

HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah is a Kuwaiti princess from the royal family who has long been involved in the philanthropic sector.

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October 2

A Room To Speak

Speak with Impact: Heal your trauma through Drama Therapy “They gave me room to speak,” said Fatima.

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March 25

Women In War Book Release and Signing in Kuwait City

The Women in War book release and signing event was held in the Hub gallery in Kuwait City, March 6th 2019

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February 2

Tripoli: Final 2018 Art Therapy Ceremony

The closing ceremony for the art psychotherapy program was held on 17 December 2018 in Tripoli. The event was

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January 15

Drama Therapy Final Ceremony and Play

This event was held in the Basmeh and Zeitooneh Arts and Culture center in Shatila, Beirut on 27th of December 2018.

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December 1

Women in War exhibition and Round Table Discussion

Intisars foundation was born out of a need for psychological support services for refugee women. A round table discussion event

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