The prevalence of video games, its effect on teenagers and what impact COVID-19 has on such games was discussed by Ejlal Bubshait, Director of Surveys & Polling at Derasat, in an Experts’ Bulletin on July 8th, 2020, in addition to a review of the survey results and a discussion of future predictions.
Ejlal Essa Bubshait
Director, Surveys & Opinion Polls Directorate
Ejlal Bubshait has 16 years of experience in conducting research and information analysis pertaining to government fields, such as the economy, health, and social phenomena. She has managed two different departments at Derasat and has developed survey methodology as well as conducted polling data analysis.
One of the most important opinion polls conducted, was to measure citizen’s participation for the 2018 parliamentary election. The poll concluded with an expected participation of up to 66% compared to the actual result of 67%. She also participated in the composition of the biography book of HM King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, published in 2019.
She was the Head of Public Relations and Promotion Unit for 7 years at Derasat and assisted in enhancing and implementing programs for communications and marketing. In 2018 she became a Management and Marketing lecturer at the College of Applied Studies, Bahrain.
She holds a BSc in Business Information Systems from the University of Bahrain and an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology.