Dr. Haifa Reda Jamal Al Lail, Effat University President, attended the celebration of honoring the pioneers of the Gulf, in which 70 prominent Saudi figures in education, economy, arts, sports, leadership, etc., participated.
Dr. Haifa was awarded the Medal of Leadership in Education and Science.
The ceremony was held in Bahrain National Museum, Kingdom of Bahrain, on Friday, 15th of October 2021. The head of the organizing committee, Dr. Abdul Hamid Abdullah Al-Rumaithi, said that the main objective of the honor is to thank and extend appreciation to all the pioneers for what they offered to those who passed away and what our current pioneers will offer in their lives, in addition to providing honorable and valuable role models for the next generations, in five sections: education, sciences, literature and arts, sports, media and press, and community development. Criteria have been established for the pioneer to have done something of sustainability and has a societal impact and great prestige.