Chapter Advisor of the Year


The Chapter Advisor of the Year Award is a merit recognition awarded by Beta Gamma Sigma to an outstanding Advisor who both made great contributions to the success of their Chapter and supported the Beta Gamma Sigma mission throughout the course of the academic year.

Beta Gamma Sigma invites our Honors, High Honors, and Highest Honors Chapters to nominate their Advisor or Co-Advisor to be honored as a recipient of the Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award.


Dr. Fauzia Jabeen

Associate Professor of Management; Head of Engagement & Corporate Relations                        

College of Business

Nominated by Abu Dhabi University – Abu Dhabi, UAE


Dr. Fauzia Jabeen has been with the College of Business at Abu Dhabi University since 2010. She holds a Ph.D. in management and has more than 18 years of experience in teaching, consulting and research. She has published many articles on productivity and performance management, organizational development, gender studies, enterprise development, social responsibility and sustainability.

Jabeen is also the head of engagement and corporate relations at Abu Dhabi University. She has served as the BGS chapter advisor since its inception in 2015. To build awareness and support, she masterminded various BGS events—including a distinguished speaker series featuring the Ambassador of the Embassy of Finland, as well as top executives from companies throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

Jabeen is one of the founding members of the BGS-UAE Alumni network; she started the executive shadowing program for second- and third-year business students, and established the BGS Mentorship Program—a unique, two tiered career development. She was recently selected for the new BGS Chapter Advisor Council, which was formed to enhance the engagement and success of BGS’ collegiate chapter advisors.

Highly active in education and research, Jabeen has received scholarly awards and research grants from various funding agencies that include the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at Abu Dhabi University, Al Hosn Gas, and Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority. Other awards include BGS’ 2018 Chapter Advisor of the Year Award, Abu Dhabi University’s Distinguished Faculty Award (2014-2015 and 2017-2018), and the University Teaching Award (2016-2017).