Mrs Suzanne Mubarak is the First Lady of Egypt and holds a Masters Degree in the Sociology of Education. She has participated in a wide range of international and regional activities and conferences hosted by the UN, WHO, UNESCO and UNICEF concerning the rights of women and children as well as issues of health, peace and development. Mrs Suzanne Mubarak is the founder of "The Integrated Care Society", which supports social, cultural and educational activities for children and the young and furthermore works to establish children's libraries all across Egypt. She actively supports the publication of children's books in Egypt and is the founder of the first reference centre for children's literature in Egypt. She is highly acclaimed for her social commitment and for promoting reading in Egypt, and she is furthermore the patron of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Mrs Suzanne Mubarak is honorary Hans Christian Andersen Ambassador