Industry: Culture & Society
Company: Insititut du Monde Arab
Designation: Director General
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mona Khazinder became the first woman and the first Saudi national to head the internationally-renowned Insititut du Monde Arab (Arab World Institute) when she was elected to director general in April 2011. Prior to her appointment, Khazinder was the institute’s curator of contemporary art and photography, with responsibility for the IMA’s permanent art collection. Khazinder studied comparative literature at the American University of Paris.