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Empowered Arab Women Driving Technology and Positive Change

Get to know these powerplayers in tech.

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Dr. Khulood Almani

Dr. Almani, the first Saudi senator at the World Business Angels Investment Forum, boasts expertise in AI, entrepreneurship, and innovation. She holds a Ph.D. from Loughborough University, where she introduced a Virtual Tech Accelerator for SMEs in 2018. As a founder of Forward Angel Investment, Almani backs global digital entrepreneurs. Her company, HKB Tech, collaborates with a foreign firm focusing on AI, smart cities, virtual and augmented reality, and the metaverse. Globally recognized, Almani aims to strengthen Saudi Arabia's AI leadership, fostering a thriving ecosystem for entities, offering career opportunities, and improving the quality of life in cities like Riyadh and Jeddah.

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Al-Jawharh Al-Hamed

Al-Hamed has served as the Director of Corporate Communication at Altanfeethi Co. in Riyadh since April 2021, overseeing executive terminals at key Saudi airports. She concentrates on informing the public about the company's objectives and core principles. She formerly worked for Riyadh Airports Co. where she supported media planning, corporate performance, and internal communications. She led a liaison and events committee throughout the pandemic, started powerful campaigns, and oversaw the company's and Riyadh's airport's strategic changes. With a bachelor's degree from King Saud University, she holds certifications in decision-making, economic and international business, and diplomatic and political relations. Actively engaged in professional organizations, Al-Hamed is a member of the Saudi Management Association, Saudi Association for Media and Communication, and the Saudi Journalists Association.

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Reem Alattas

Since March 2022, Reem Alattas has been SAP's Director of Value Advisory for Spend Management, specializing in supply chains, strategic sourcing, purchasing automation, working capital optimization, and performance analytics. Previously, she was Head of Projects Coordination at the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (2021-2022) and a Senior Consultant at the Government Expenditure and Projects Efficiency Authority in 2021. In 2020, Alattas joined the Saudi Arabia Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority as a Technical Consultant and Acting Director of the Knowledge Center.

From 2017 to 2020, Reem Alattas founded Rumble Helmet, collaborating with smart city councils in the New York Metropolitan Area for future road transport. Simultaneously, as the founder of Transforming Technologies Group, she invented an augmented reality system for the visually impaired and established a pre-startup R&D lab. In 2011, she founded Fitness Transformer, focusing on innovative fitness tech products. Alattas previously worked as a Technical Account Manager at Microsoft Saudi Arabia (2009-2011) and started her career as a software engineer at Banque Saudi Fransi in 2004. She holds a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering, specializing in evolutionary modular robots for space exploration, and is a NASA Datanaut since February 2018.

Alattas also earned a master's and a bachelor's degree in computer science from King Saud University in Riyadh.

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