Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan
Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan is an advocate for maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, rights and wellbeing in humanitarian and fragile settings.
In a new partnership with Women Deliver – a leading global advocate for gender equality and the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women – Princess Sarah champions the health, wellbeing and empowerment of girls and women in humanitarian settings.
Princess Sarah founded and led Every Woman Every Child Everywhere (Everywhere), an unprecedented global multi-stakeholder movement to integrate humanitarian and fragile settings in the renewed Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, a roadmap adopted by the World Health Assembly to end all preventable deaths of women, children and adolescents by 2030. Everywhere mobilized and intensified international and national action by governments, multilaterals, the private sector and civil society to address the major health challenges facing women, children and adolescents around the world.
Princess Sarah is on the Board of Directors at the Women’s Refugee Commission, a member of the Advisory Board for the Women’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch; a member of UNHCR’s Advisory Group on Gender, Forced Displacement and Protection; and a member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health Advisory Committee.
She holds a BA in International Relations from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, and an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.