5 Trailblazing Saudi Princesses You Should Know About
In a fast paced world where women have the power to make significant change, Saudi royals are playing a huge part in being catalysts for change and female empowerment. From launching charities and NGOs to raising awareness about breast cancer and supporting the arts, no mountain is too high for these Saudi princesses who are being the torch bearers for the generations that will come after them. These are the 5 Saudi princesses you should be talking about…
Her Royal Highness Princess Adela bint Abdullah Al Saud
Her Royal Highness Princess Adela bint Abdullah Al Saud is an avid advocate for female empowerment in the kingdom. She is often seen on panels and at events where she speaks out on social issues such as allowing for girls to participate in sporting events at school, and diminishing domestic violence. Her voice has been instrumental in helping to make society a safe place for women. Moreover, she is the founding member and chairperson of Sanad Charitable Society to Support Children with Cancer and president of the National Charitable Foundation for Home Health Care in Jeddah and is the first Arab woman noted to support women’s rights in the country.
Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud
Princess Reema has been a pioneer when it comes to raising awareness about breast cancer in Saudi Arabia. Supporting Saudi’s Vision 2030, this royal is also keen on seeing more and more women becoming financially independent by joining the country’s workforce. In 2020, Princess Reema also became the first female to be Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States. She has also been a member of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee since 2017 and International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 2018.
Her Royal Highness Princess Moudi bint Khalid Al Saud
Princess Moudi is someone that has been making charitable contributions to the community for over 3 decades. She has tirelessly worked for the kingdom by leading a number of remarkable initiatives, including her role as the secretary-general of the Down Syndrome Guardian Association, the secretary-general of the King Khaled Charitable Foundation and the Al-Nadha Women’s Charitable Society. One of her greatest goals is to keep empowering women and giving them a voice.
Her Royal Highness Princess Adwa bint Fahad Al Saud
Princess Adwa is an ambassador of Global Peace and Goodwill, and has been a trailblazer in the field of community work in the Arab world. A cultural leader and humanitarian, she’s known in Saudi Arabia as the ‘Princess of Humanity’ for her work in implementing the rights of the disabled, orphans and elderly. She has also received much recognition and awards for her work, including a lifetime membership by The Federal Organization of Friends of the United Nations and an honorary doctorate from the College of British Studies.
Her Royal Highness Princess Haifa Mohammed Al Saud
Her Royal Highness Princess Haifa Al-Faisal Al Saud is the assistant minister for Tourism at the Saudi Ministry of Tourism and plays a significant role in launching regulations and policies within the local industry. She also sits on the board of directors at the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), Qiddiya, the Tourism Development Fund (TDF) and the Tourism Development Council (TDC).