Dr. Muna AbuSulayman

Muna AbuSulayman is continuously chosen as one of the Most Influential Arab Women in various publications due to a unique and diverse corss-sector work experience including leading The Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation and founding several CSR and Media companies.  Internationally recognized as an expert in Management, education, Sustainable Development, Female Empowerment, she has spoken at the World Economic Forum, UN, and The world Bank on using innovation to alleviate poverty and building communities. 

She is most notably known for creating five centers of Islamic Studies at Harvard, Georgetown, Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities.  She was also instrumental in creating and supporting various programs that looked at bridging the gap between the West and Islam in the legal , media, and philanthropy sectors. Other projects focused on providing health, educational, and work opportunities to women and families through partners such as Oxfam, Deworm the World, UNCHR, and the Carter Center.