Queen Rania Meets 'Clock Kid' Ahmed Mohamed During Starry Week in New York City
Supporting the U.N. in New York City, the royal is also praised as a "beautiful, inspiring mother" by Victoria Beckham
Mohamed, who withdrew from MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, after authorities mistook a clock he’d made for a bomb, met with Jordan’s Queen Rania met with the teen on Sunday in New York City at the Social Good Summit during United Nations week.
It has been a busy few days for the 45-year-old royal mom of four. Last Thursday she was honored at a dinner for her work for young people given by Sweden’s Queen Silvia to support the World Childhood Foundation World Childhood Foundation.
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Saturday saw her speak to a crowd of some 60,000 who gathered in Central Park to watch performances by Beyoncé, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran.
At the Global Citizen Festival, the Queen echoed her earlier call for action on the Syrian refugee crisis, urging the audience to show solidarity with those who are suffering.
“For millions, this is their darkest hour,” she said. “Their time of greatest need. By it s also your time,” she said. “You can show the world that all lives matter.”
At the Social Good Summit, which examined the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world, Rania impressed Victoria Beckham, who praised her as a “beautiful, inspiring mother” on twitter.
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