15 Reasons To Love Queen Rania of Jordan
Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan turns 45 years old this year! On occasion of her upcoming birthday on the 31st of August, I am dedicating the blog post to the reasons why I love and adore our Queen – anyone who knows me, knows that I look up to her as my idol.
1- Queen Rania was crowned the world’s youngest Queen at 28 years old
2 – Queen Rania is a Mom of four beautiful children – Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Iman, Princess Salma, and Prince Hashem
3 – To the Queen, family is everything and always comes first – “There’s a typical mayhem in the morning of taking care of the children, making sure they’re ready for school and they’ve had their breakfast and everything. I have some help, there are some things that only a mother can do.” She said in a discussion of her book “The Sandwich Swap”
4 – Queen Rania is an author of four children books to date – one of which “The Sandwich Swap” became a New York Times book list
5 – Queen Rania uses her Royal Status to advocate for the rights of the less fortunate
6 – Queen Rania creates a positive dialogue between the West and the Arab world – remember her Interviews with Oprah, Barbra Walters, Becky Anderson, and others?
7 – Queen Rania has a progressive female voice in promoting the positivity of Islam and the discrimination of the main stream media about this peaceful religion. – have you read her Huffington Post Blog posts?
8 – Before she became Princess, then Queen – Queen Rania was an Apple Employee, and is one of the most active royals online – Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram included.
9 – Queen Rania is down to earth – her social Bios have the best description “a mum and a wife with a really cool day job”
10 – Named as one of the most powerful women in the world by Forbes in 2009
11 – Founded the Jordan River Foundation in 1995, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of the women and children across Jordan
12 – Queen Rania is an activist for better education for all – check out Edraak, a not-for-profit platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Arabic for more details
13 – Queen Rania is a splendid orator – I was lucky to hear her speak live at three different events last year, she effortlessly demands your attention to what she has to say. Check out some videos on her Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/QueenRania/videos
14 – Not to mention her impeccable style
15 – Or her grace – I was lucky to be invited to the Ramadan Iftar hosted by Her Majesty earlier this year at the Raghadan Palace garden and needless to say, everyone got to say hello in person, exchange a peck on the cheek, and have a little chat with Her Majesty – it was perfect!
From a recent mom of a three-month old Baby Hana – to the World’s most beautiful Mom and Queen – Happy Birthday your Majesty.
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