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26th NOVEMBER 2014: GHAZI AL GOSAIBI MEMORIAL LECTURE

The Ghazi al Gosaibi Memorial Lecture was this year given by
DR. BASMAH MOSLEH OMAIR

Dr. Basmah Mosleh Omair

The talk was entitled Saudi women and their participation in National Development.

Dr Basmah Mosleh Omair is the CEO of the Alsayedah Khadijah Bint Khwailid Centre, the women’s section of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Centre is paving the way to women taking centre stage in the Saudi economy.

Dr Omair, a brilliant strategist, restructured the Centre to become the first lobbying group focusing on legislation reform and removing economic and social obstacles facing women.

The daughter of a US Saudi diplomat, she was raised and educated in the US and received her PhD in education technology/management and leadership in 2004 from the American University in Washington.

Venue: Arab–British Chamber of Commerce, 43 Upper Grosvenor Street, London W1K 2NJ.
Time: 5.30 p.m.
The talk was followed by a drinks reception.