1-What was your favorite course of study in law and why?
I passion is in the protection of children’s rights, both at national and international levels. I developed this passion especially after the Arab Spring revolution that began some times in 201.
2- Professional or career goals?
Currently, I am a lecturer of internal human rights law at Albaha University Law School.
What background, if any, do you have in international law?
During my study of law, both at the levels of undergraduate and master’s, I studied and mastered a number of human rights conventions and treaties touching on children, especially vulnerable children. In this regard, my background in international law includes, but not limited to, knowledge on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, which was concluded on 25 October 1980. I am also conversant with the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, in addition to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflicts. My background also covers knowledge of the provisions of the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which deals with the detention of a child. With respect to children in conflict regions, I have strong knowledge as to the provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention Relating to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, which came into force in 1949.
3- What are the principal reasons why you are pursuing a SJD degree?
Because I am a lecturer, so I have to complete the Juridical Science Doctor degree. Also, I need to build a very strong base and background in my field. Excellent academic environment and knowledgeable faculty will fulfill my aspiration to become an expert with important achievements in the future of my chosen field.
4- Why did you choose to study in Arizonan’s SJD program versus a competing programs?
First, I really appreciate Arizona University for helping international students. I chose it because it has SJD program for International students, which is acceptable in Saudi Cultural Mission for a doctoral degree in law. Also, I have heard about this program from my previous friends, who graduated long time ago from this program, and they are now in excellent career positions in Saudi Arabia.
5- Please write ten things about yourself.
1- I'm a shy person. However, through interacting with different people, I have learnt social skills that help me deal with shyness.
2- I'm an independent woman since my parents died when I was only 14 years old.
3- I like reading journals, books and other scholarly materials on Human Rights.
4- I live with American Family in Boston.
5- I like watching Action movie.
6- I love drinking Tea, Hot Chocolate, and Cocoa.
8- I'm am a person who loves her work
9- I naturally love children.
10- I am always proud of myself, because I'm the first of my family members to continue with my higher education.