100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:58 PM
Mona Kazindar
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Mona Kazindar

Industry: Culture and society

Company: Institut du Monde Arab

Designation: Director General

Country: Saudi Arabia

Occupation: Director General

As the first woman and first Saudi ever to be appointed director general of the Institut du Monde Arabe, Mona Khazindar is a prominent figure in Saudi Arabia’s art scene.

She is also vice president and founding member of the Al Mansouria Foundation for Culture and Creativity, the non-profit cultural foundation which aims to promote Arab contemporary art, particularly in France. A specialist in contemporary plastic art, she has been with the IMA since 1986.