February 16, 2020. How to build Leadership skills in the undergrads?, Medical Services General Directorate, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital – Jeddah, Academic Affairs & Training Center, General Staff Command, Ministry of Defense, Jeddah, KSA.
December 11 – 12, 2019. Women Leadership in Engineering & Project Management, Project Management Institute, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Chapter, Jeddah, KSA
Times Higher Education
April 10, 2019. International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education: Transforming Saudi Universities in An Era of Change, The growth of leadership opportunities for women in science and entrepreneurship. Riyadh, KSA.
March 20, 2018. Middle East and North Africa Universities Summit 2018: ‘Reversing the brain drain: strategies for recruitment and talent management’, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA.
February 12-16, 2017. Materialistic, Philanthropic and Entrepreneurial Leadership Model in Higher Education Harvesting Future Generations of Women Leaders, QS in conversation seminar “Women’s Higher Education for Leadership and Social Innovation”, Jaipur, India.
February 22, 2016. Global Learning -Success in Local Delivery Advancing the Role of Higher Education, The AIEA 2016 Annual Conference Building a Better World: The Academy as Leader, Montreal, Canada
November 7, 2016 Keynote speech at the “Inaugural launch for International Education Week”, Kent University, Ohio, U.S.A.
April, 2016 presented at the International Forum for Arab Women “Saudi Women and Future Development” at the College of Humanities in University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt.
February 21-24, 2016 “Global Learning -Success in Local Delivery
Advancing the Role of Higher Education” presented at the AIEA 2016 Annual Conference Building a Better World: The Academy as Leader in Montreal, Canada
January 5-6, 2016 “Student Centered Learning Practices the Optimum Learning Environment” Remarks at Second Forum of the Royal Commission Colleges and Institutes Division Education and Employment-Stressing our Uniqueness in Yunbu, Saudi Arabia.
May 5–7, 2015. International Innovation and Co-operation in Higher Education The 5th QS MAPLE”, Doha, Qatar.
February 14, 2015. Saudi Women As Engineers: Unlocking Saudi Women's Potential, Devices And Systems For A Sustainable Future, NSF Research Conference On Electronic Materials, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
February 16, 2015. Saudi Women As Engineers: Unlocking Saudi Women's Potential 2015, KAUST NSF Research Conference On Electronic Materials, Devices And Systems For A Sustainable Future.
December 7, 2015 “Pioneering Women Engineering Education in Saudi Arabia: Effat University Experience” presented at the Saudi Arabian Smart Grid in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
December 1-3, 2015 “Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes Based on Institutional Core Values” presented at Qiyas (ICA) conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
November 10, 2015 “The Role of Leadership in Creating & Nurturing a Culture of Innovation” presented at MENA conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE under the theme “Towards Transformative Higher Education in the MENA Region: The Role of Innovation in the 21st Century Digital and Knowledge based Society”
May 5–7, 2015 “Opportunities & Challenges of internationalizing Higher education in KSA” presented at the 5th QS MAPLE in Doha, Qatar under the theme “International Innovation and Co-operation in Higher Education”
March 10-12, 2009 “Gender Issues and University Development” A remarks presented to a conference titled “University Development and Critical Thinking: Education in the Arabian Peninsula for a Global Future” a follow up on the preliminary 2007 workshop held at the Rockefeller Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. Salwa Al-Sabah Hall, Kuwait.
October 15-18, 2008 “Education: a new asset in Global Competition’’ A paper presented to a conference entitled “Europe, the Gulf & the Mediterranean: Reviving Common Legacies, Mapping Our New Region’’ Venice, Italy.
May 2008 “Professionalism: A New Wave in Teaching English in Saudi Arabia” A Keynote speech presented at the First Annual KSAALT Conference titled “New Horizons in Saudi Education” organized by KSAALT – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Association of Language Teachers KSA and sponsored by Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Al Khobar, KSA.
May 2008 “Saudi Women: Tapping the new Saudi Economic Wealth: New Trajectories and Directions” Third Liberal Arts Conference titled “Liberal Arts Education and Tomorrow’s Professional, A Conference sponsored by The American University of Kuwait and the Hollings Center for International Dialogue, The American University of Kuwait, Kuwait.
February 2008 “Women and Education in Saudi Arabia” Remarks presented in a panel titled “The Socio-Economic link: The Double-Helix of life " in the 9th Jeddah Economic Forum 2008 “Value Creation through Alliances & Partnerships” Jeddah, KSA.
January 2007 International & Intercultural partnerships cooperation & exchanges
Priorities, needs & strategies for success, Second Hollings Centre conference, Independent Universities in the Muslim World, Istanbul, Turkey.
February 2007 “Privatization and Reform” Remarks presented in a panel discussion on “Privatization: Ownership Matters” 8th JEF 2007 titled “Economic Reform: Flourishing Grounds and Expanding Horizons”.
February 2006 “Glass Walls and Brick ceilings” 7th Jeddah Economic Forum, “Seeding Potentials for Economic Growth: Honoring Identity And Celebrating Common Grounds” Jeddah, KSA.
June 6-8 2006, “The role of woman and Youth in Family Business” A paper presented to The First GCC Family Business Forum, organized by The Saudi Law Training Centre (SLTC) in collaboration with the Federation of the GCC Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
May 1st -3rd 2006 Training to work in Knowledge Society & its role in Development: Ambitions and Challenges, a paper presented in “Training and Development Forum” organized by Saudi Management Association, Riyadh, KSA.
April 18th 2006 “The Role of Saudi Women in King Abdullah’s Reign: Future Vision” The Second Annual Saudi/British Conference: Two Kingdoms Dialogue, Organized by Committee for International Trade in the Saudi Council of Commerce & Industries and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Riyadh, KSA.
March 14th-17th 2006 “Entrepreneurship & Education” A paper presented at the Italian & Saudi Business Woman’s Forum entitled “The Role of Education in Economic Development”. Organized between Saudi Consulate in Rome and Rome Chambers of Commerce and in cooperation with the (Intellect Media), Rome, Italy.
March 6th & 7th 2006 “Woman of East: Breaking Barrier- Creating Success” A remarks to a conference titled “WOMEN IN POWER-ASIA 2006 ‘Blazing New Trails’
The Power in Knowledge-Inspiring the Uninspired” organized by IBN Intelligence Business Networks in JW Marriott, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
January 2005 “Youth Potential: Laying a solid foundation for our future”, A paper presented in a panel discussion titled “Voices of The Future” in the 6th Jeddah Economic Forum” Titled “Capacity Building: Developing People for Sustainable Growth”, Jeddah, KSA.
April 2005 “The Access of Women and The Family to The New Information and Communication Technologies” A paper presented in n NGO/Civil Society Forum preceding the PrepCOM 3 of the second phase of the World Summit of the Information Society (WSIS) Tunis, November 2005 and the High Level Segment (HLS) of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of July 2005. The theme of the preparatory Forum is: « For an Inclusive, People Centered, Development Oriented and Knowledge Information Society for All» held with The NGO Section/ECOSOC of UNDESA and cooperation with the Tunisian Mothers Association “ATM” as Regional Coordinator of the United Nations Non Governmental Organizations Informal Regional Network for Africa (UN-NGO-IRENE/Africa). Tunis, Tunisia.
May 11, 2005 “The Future of Trades & Investment opportunities in the Kingdom”, Remarks presented at The 2005 Saudi Arabia Trade Mission to the USA organized and sponsored by the Committee of International Trade and the Saudi Council of Commerce and Industries, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
May 1-5,2005 “Arab Perception of American Political Behaviour: The Search For Global Stability” A paper presented to A conference titled “The Global War On Terrorism” sponsored by “Near East South Asia Center For Strategic Studies Conference With National Defence University, Washington, D.C., USA.
June 2005 “Education & Training: Assisting Rural Development, Women Education in Rural Arab Area.” A paper presented in The Arab International Women’s Forum titled “Women as Engines of Economic Growth in the Arab World: Women and Integrated Rural Development” at The League of Arab States Cairo. Cairo, Egypt.
December 2005 “Women as Change Agents in Saudi Society” An Article presented to a conference titled “Private Universities in the Muslim World: A New Approach” organized and sponsored by the Hollings Centre for International Dialough Istanbul, Turkey.
January 2004 “Accelerating Women Participation: A Responsibility Model” A paper presented in a panel titled “Women-The Driving Force for Economic Growth” in the 5th Jeddah Economic Forum “Achieving Accelerated Growth”, Jeddah, KSA.
January 2004 “Saudi Society, Perception and Reality” A paper presented to different American universities (University of North Texas, University of Michigan and California State University, San Bernardino) during the visit of the Saudi delegation to the USA aiming to restore the Saudi/US relation. The mission is sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education.
May 15th -17th 2004 “Enhancing Women’s Role in Arab Economies: Opportunities & Challenges” A paper presented in a panel Discussion in World Economic Forum, Dead Sea, Jordon.
May 2004 “Saudi Society, Reform and Terrorism” A remarks presented to the Norfolk World Affairs Council on May 31, 2004, sponsored by the Committee of International Trade and the Saudi Council of Commerce and Industries, and published in Saudi-US Relations Information Service, A Public Service of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, Tuesday, July 20, 2004, Washington, D.C, USA.
July 19th –23th 2004 The Home Front: Domestic Discord? The Saudi View, US-Saudi Relations: A Rocky Road, Frati Global Dialogue Series, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Legacy Project, Bellagio, Italy.
January 22-25, 2003 Does Liberal Arts Education Travel? The Case of Effat College
Saudi Arabia. A Working Paper co-authored by Kerry Laufer and submitted for the 89th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities Liberal Education in the 21st Century The Courage to Question—to learn---to act, Seattle, Washington, USA.
June 2003 “Women and Education” Paper presented in a conference titled “Saudi Arabian: An Evolving Government and Economy, London. UK.
22-24 October 2003 Women & Education in the Arab World: Trends & Challenges,
Second Annual Conference (Arab International Women’s Forum) London, United Kingdom.
June 2002 “The Role of Saudi Women in Development” A Paper presented to the 13th Cran Montana Forum, Cran Montana, Switzerland.
September 2002 Saudi Women in Higher Education: The Experience of Effat College. Strategic Forum on Higher Education and the GCC, Sponsored by Shell, British Offset, Trowers and Hamlins and IBM, Supported by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and British Council, Organised by International Trade & Investment Missions Limited, London, United Kingdom
1996 “Cultural Communication and Its Effect on The Saudi Society” A paper presented in The Third National Festival Algandria, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Awards & Prizes
March, 2020 Member of the National Platform for Saudi Women Leaders.
January, 2020 Top 500 women influential in the field of Islamic business and finance
June, 2019 TAKREEM Award - Creativity in Education Category.
August, 2017 Enigma Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership & Eductaion, Los Angeles, US.
November, 2015 Innovation Award at Elucian conference in Dubai, UAE.
April, 2015 Sayidaty magazine award for Excellency as “Saudi Sayidaty”.
September 25, 2011 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education - by The World Education Congress Asia Awards, Taj Palace Hotel, Dubai, UAE.
December 7th, 2010 Kingdom Women in Leadership Award, for the category "Leading Woman CEO". The Forum was organized by NASEBA Group (a business information company at Park Hyat Hotel, Jeddah, KSA.
November 16th 2009 Effat Prize
November 30th 2007 “World Family Summit Award” By World Family Organization, Warsaw, Poland.
April 27th 2005 “Distinguished Arab Woman Award For the Field of Private Higher education Administration from “The Arab Women Studies Centre, The League of Arab States, Cairo, Egypt.
2005 “1000 WOMEN FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2005” from “Peace Women across the Globe: A global network organization of the 1000 women won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. The names of the 1000 women can be found at: http://www.1000peacewomen.org.