What sets us apart?

Our Principal, Dr. Saima Rana

Visionary Leadership and Transformative Impact:
Dr. Saima Rana, CEO/Principal of GEMS World Academy - Dubai and Chief Education Officer at GEMS Education, is a visionary leader dedicated to transformative learning experiences, shaping global education.

Expertise and Innovation in Education:
With a PhD in Technology and Education, Dr. Rana innovates education through traditional techniques and community collaboration, fostering excellence.

Global Contributions and Thought Leadership:
Recognized for thought leadership, Dr. Rana contributes to regional and international educational initiatives, advocating progressive approaches.

Commitment to Charitable Projects and Advocacy:
Committed to charitable projects, Dr. Rana supports underprivileged children's education and champions girls' education and refugee mothers' empowerment, combating poverty and inequality through education.


Outstanding IB Results

Congratulations to GEMS World Academy - Dubai students for their outstanding IB results

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Some of our Outstanding Achievements

  • Dr Saima Rana

    Winner of Best Principal in the UAE – Top Schools Awards, 2023-24

  • Top Schools Award

    Winner of Best School for Girls & Young Women – Top Schools Awards, 2023-24

  • Award-Winning Campaign

    Winner of Four Awards at the Middle East PR Association for the Award-Winning Campaign on Gender Equality 2022-23.

  • Bill Clinton

    School opened by former US president Bill Clinton – 2008

  • Ban Ki-moon

    8th United Nations Secretary - General, Ban ki-Moon has been an Official Ambassador for GWAMUN since 2019

  • Sheikh Nayan visits GWA

    Sheikh Nayan attends GEMS World Academy to launch the new global 'Family First' movement in 2024

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