Reem Alharbi has been on top of LinkedIn’s operations in Saudi Arabia since July 2020. According to Arab News, AlHarbi has been associated with LinkedIn since 2016. The Saudi female powerhouse tapped into the sector as KSA public sector strategy lead where she excelled in various positions until her recent appointment at LinkedIn.
Her job description includes working with government stakeholders and private executives to connect, impact and drive growth. For instance, public and private bodies work with AlHarbi on issues such as employment and national strategies.
خلال جائحة #كورونا سعت #لينكدإن على تعزيز التواصل مع الكفاءات من خلال ورش عمل افتراضية، وتم بحمدالله تدريب أكثر من ١٢٠ ألف طالب وباحث عن عمل في #السعودية— ريـ م الـ حـ ربـ ـي Reem Alharbi (@Reem_AlSalimi) April 25, 2021
نشكر كل من ساهم معنا ونخص بالشكر @McitGovSa و @APD_ksa على جهودهم ودعمهم المتواصل.#معاً_في_رمضان https://t.co/RqrzM7zsaJ
The Saudi female trailblazer kicked off her career at Eye of Dubai as a marketing and public relations executive. Moving to KSA in 2008, AlHarbi went on to lead the marketing of the Eye of Riyadh company.
A polyglot, she is fluent in Arabic, English, and French, which definitely played a role in organizing over 1,000 events around the world.
AlHarbi has accumulated over 15 years of experience in various multinational companies such as Ernst & Young (EY), Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, and Dur Hospitality.
Over 25,000 young Saudi women and men became employed across 7,930 private sector companies during March, thanks to the Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf). Specifically, 14,820 women and 10,353 men found jobs. pic.twitter.com/BmXhnvQJ1d— About Her (@AboutHerOFCL) April 27, 2021
Arab News also reported that she was handed the MENA Female Role Model award for her achievements in the field and in developing young talent.
Alharbi has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing at the University of Dubai in 2009 and another bachelor’s degree in computer science from Prince Sultan University in Riyadh in 2003. Her hobbies include chess and she is a passionate about animal rights.