The Pinnacle Award honors an individual’s lifetime of innovative achievements in STEM and commitment to workplace diversity. This year’s winner was Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashmite.
Dr. El-Hashemite is the CEO/Executive Director of the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT). She is an internationally recognized scientist and scholar, winner of awards in the fields of science, arts, literature, and humanitarian affairs and author of several scientific papers, studies and books. Her career started in 1995 at University of London hospitals and institutes. Dr. El-Hashemite is the first Royal Princess qualified in science and medicine, having earned a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, Master of Science, Medical Doctorate (MD) and a Doctorate (PhD) in Human Genetics.