Latest News for: Riyadh women


Saudi airline hails first flight with all-female crew

The New Arab 22 May 2022
A Saudi airline completed the country's first flight with an all-female crew on Thursday, the Saudi civil aviation authority announced on Saturday, framing the flight as a milestone for women's empowerment in the conservative kingdom ... In recent years, Saudi Arabia's civil aviation authority touted expanding roles for women in the aviation sector.

First for Saudi as domestic flight takes off with all-female crew

Arab News 21 May 2022
Flight 117, flew from #Riyadh to #Jeddah”. Saudi women have proved themselves in many careers that men dominated for a long time including aviation-related positions ... Jan told Arab News that she was extremely proud to be taking part in such a historic moment in aviation for Saudi women ... Jan is aware of how important this is for young Saudi women ... ....

Saudi Arabia celebrates women’s day in maritime sector

Arab News 20 May 2022
RIYADH. Saudi Arabia participated in celebrating the International Day for Women in Maritime, which falls on May 18 and was approved by the International Maritime Organization in 2021 as an annual occasion.

Mixed results for Saudi Arabia’s futsal teams at GCC Games

Arab News 19 May 2022
RIYADH. There were mixed results for the Saudi Arabian women’s and men’s national futsal teams as they both took on hosts Kuwait on day three of the GCC Games. The Saudi women ...

Participation of Saudi women in economic activities highest in history

The Siasat Daily 18 May 2022
Riyadh. The participation of Saudi women in economic activities reached the highest level in the history of the Kingdom at 35.6%, local media reported ... Saudi Arabia witnesses spike in women in tech startup than Europe ... The Middle-East region has always lagged behind the rest of the world when it comes to women and the job market.

Change in Saudi Arabia is ‘profound’, Princess Reema tells Arab Women Forum

Arab News 17 May 2022
“We have millions of talented, motivated women eager to contribute, and they are the key to social, cultural and economic progress in the Kingdom and, frankly, in the Arab world and around the world ... Apple recently opened an all-women coding school in Riyadh, and opportunities are multiplying.

How Saudi women’s participation in logistics and e-commerce is gaining momentum

Arab News 14 May 2022
It also launched leadership training programs designed to boost the number of women in management roles ... Amazon says that it drew significant interest among women eager to find work in the logistics sector when it first launched its recruitment program in Riyadh, Jeddah, Abha and Dammam last year.

Top UK school opens in Riyadh with pledge to ‘motivate, inspire’

Arab News 13 May 2022
Downe House, Riyadh’s first British international school for girls, opened on Thursday with a promise to inspire a generation of young Saudi women to take their place on the national and world stage ... Graduates of Downe House Riyadh will join an alumni community of more than 3,000 ...

Saudi counter-extremism center chief receives delegation of international religious leaders

Arab News 13 May 2022
The head of Saudi Arabia’s counter-extremism center received a delegation of international religious leaders on Thursday in Riyadh, where he gave a speech focusing on the importance of understanding the changes in the world, empowering women, keeping abreast of communication developments, and formulating joint strategies to combat extremism.

Women-centric Edtech platform raises $3m in a pre-seed funding

Arab News 11 May 2022
RIYADH. California-based women-centric training platform for MENA computer science engineers, Manara, raised $3 million in a pre-seed funding round that was led by Stripe ... ....

Saudi Arabia witnesses spike in women in tech startup than Europe: Report

The Siasat Daily 27 Apr 2022
Riyadh. The percentage of women working in the startup technology sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is higher than that in Europe, according to new research findings ... The report also found that the percentage of women in tech is higher than that of men ... Saudi Arabia to increase women workforce ahead of vision 2030.

World Religious Leaders Meet in Boao to Empower Peaceful Development

The Eastern Herald 23 Apr 2022
. . . . Haikou, China. ... . . . This press release features multimedia. View the full release here ... ... Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Partners with the WE Empower UN SDG Challenge to Maximize the Development Impact of Women Entrepreneurs Leaders meet in Riyadh to Redesign the Future of Tourism Xinhua Silk Road.

Saudi teams AQ, The Storm reach Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five Super Final

Arab News 22 Apr 2022
RIYADH ... The men’s competition was launched in Saudi Arabia with two qualifiers in Riyadh on April 7 and 8 and was followed by two qualifiers in Jeddah on April 14 and 15, while the women’s qualifiers took place on April 16, giving an opportunity for thousands of participants to compete in the elite football event.

Saudi women join forces to help needy families

Arab News 20 Apr 2022
RIYADH. The Future Women Society on Sunday launched a charity project to distribute 800 food baskets to 4,000 beneficiaries from the neediest families in the Riyadh region ... 800 food baskets delivered to 4,000 beneficiaries from the neediest families in the Riyadh region.

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