Adah Almutairi, Ph.D. was an invited speaker to a symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the falling of the Berlin Wall. Also participating was another Ph.D.in Chemistry, Chancellor Angela Merkel. Dr. Almutairi received her Ph.D. the same year as Chancellor Merkel was elected Chancellor of Germany. Dr. Almutairi's presentation can be found on: http://www.falling-walls.com/videos/Adah-Almutairi-3756. While in Berlin, Dr. Almutairi also participated in a 10 person panel on research and innovation.