Speakers

Moneerah Al-Mansour

Dr. Al-Mansour earned a bachelor's degree in Education majoring in Early Childhood Education at King Saud University in Riyadh. She then earned a Master’s degree from George Washington University majoring in Early Childhood Special Education, and a PhD from the Pennsylvania State University in Early Childhood Education. She conducted her research in early childhood with a focus on creative play. She is currently an assistant professor in Early Childhood Education at King Saud University. She has co-authored book chapters, conducted workshops and presented research papers at national and international conferences on play from a cross-cultural perspective. She is an active member of TASP and NAEYC. Dr. Al-Mansour was the CEO of the First Play Conference that took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 2015-2016. She is a certified trainer in dialogue and communication skills with children by King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue. She is also a certified trainer by The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation She is currently focusing her research on multiculturalism in early childhood education, children’s play using recyclable items and communication and dialogue skills with young children.
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia