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She founded the King Hussein Foundation (KHF) in 1979 and launched a youth initiative, the International Arab Youth Congress, in 1980.
She is also involved with a number of other international organizations advancing global peace-building, conflict recovery and women's rights.
Queen Noor was born Lisa Najeeb Halaby on August 23, 1951, in Washington, D. Her father, Najeeb Halaby, was an airline executive who served as United States assistant secretary of defense in the Truman administration and was appointed by John F.
Kennedy to head the Federal Aviation Administration.
Queen Noor of Jordan, 61, who, like the Duchess, married into royalty when she was in her twenties, said she hoped that "in time" the Duchess would be an "inspiration to young women – to help them understand the potential they have to contribute to their society and the rights and the legal rights they have." The Duchess has been named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine but so far has been cautious in her public speaking roles – speaking for the first time as a member of the royal family this March - 11 months after her wedding. The queen said that the Duchess "had already demonstrated an understanding of concept of public service to something larger than oneself".