Industry: Culture and society
Designation: Entrepreneur, activist
Country: Saudi Arabia
Still only aged 40, Muna AbuSulayman’s long career has seen her work in a series of different sectors. She has worked as an lecturer at King Saud University, a talk show host on one of Saudi Arabia’s best known television shows, has founded a fashion line, and sits on the board of Glowork, a recruitment firm that aims to find Saudi women jobs in the private sector. AbuSulayman also spent six years working as the secretary general for the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, and is now a partner at Directions, a strategic philanthropy planning and CSR advisory firm.