H.H. Princess Ameerah Al Taweel

H.H. Princess Ameerah Al Taweel
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer, TimeAgency, Saudi Arabia

Businesswoman and philanthropist. Former Vice-Chairwoman and Secretary-General, Al-Waleed bin Talal Foundations. Currently, Founder and CEO, TimeAgency. Member of the Board of Trustees, Silatech, a Qatar-based social initiative that works to create jobs and expand economic opportunities for young people throughout the Arab world. Chairwoman and Co-Founder, Tasamy Initiatives Youth Volunteering Center. Has spoken out publicly in the US on NBC's Today, CNN International and NPR, as well as in Time magazine and Foreign Policy Magazine in support of both women's rights in Saudi Arabia and the broader issue of women's overall empowerment to contribute fully in Saudi society. Speaker, Clinton Global Initiative 2011. Has been featured in Newsweek, The Daily Beast, and The Huffington Post. Recipient, honours and awards. Expertise and interests: evolution, not revolution; equal rights; women's empowerment; community development.