In the fight against the spread of COVID-19, strong leadership is key and this is why Princess Hind Bint Abdul Rahman Al Saud has been named Ambassador of the Regional Social Responsibility Network, a global campaign that supports the efforts and advocacy work of governments and organizations around the world geared towards curbing the current pandemic.
The Regional Social Responsibility Network, which is part of the United Nations Global Compact, was launched between March 25 and June 25, as an international campaign to support efforts against the spread of COVID-19. It includes the participation of many Arab and international figures and is in cooperation with the International Community Responsibility Federation.
With a long career in various business and social fields, HRH was chosen as the ideal candidate to provide insights and support to the campaign. To mark the occasion of her landmark appointment, the Princess took to Twitter to share words of gratitude: “I have had the honor to be selected as an ambassador to support international efforts in the fight against the current pandemic.”
The campaign will include key events such as the launch of the "Supporting Ambassador For The International Efforts To Fight COVID-19,” bringing together renowned leaders and personalities who will leverage their strengths and presence in order to spread important messages to various communities across the globe on the roles they can play to help curb the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Regional Network for Social Responsibility, Professor Youssef Abdel Ghaffar, stated that this campaign aims to shed light on societal and global solidarity that has emerged in these unprecedented times, and the success of many national and international efforts in limitingthe negative effects of the novel coronavirus.
Princess Hind Al Saud
A businesswoman with an extensive career spanning economic, commercial, and social fields, Princess Hind Al Saud is a figure that has long supported the goals and aspirations of Arab women through her active participation in national and regional forums. She has also headed many committees and seminars geared towards the growth of female participation in the field of business.
Amongst her many roles, the Princess has headed:the Supreme Committee for the “Qafelet Abnaa Alshuhada” (the Sons of Martyrs) in Saudi Arabia (2019); the 2ndArab Conference for Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Lebanon (2018); the 8thWomen’s Conference in Jordan (2018); and the 7th Arab Women’s Conference held in the United Arab Emirates (2017).
She has also held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council of the Women’s Chamber branch in Riyadh (2006) and chaired the organizing committee of the 2nd Businesswomen’s Cultural Forum in Riyadh (2006). Finally, she has been a member of: the organizing women’s committee for the 2ndRiyadh Economic Forum (2005); the Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Riyadh (2004); and the National Committee of Women's Council of Chambers of Commerce in Riyadh (2004).