Moudi bint Khalid Al Saud

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Moudi bint Khalid Al Saud
SpouseAbdul Rahman bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Full name
Moudi bint Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
HouseHouse of Saud
FatherKing Khalid
MotherSita bint Fahd Al Damir
ReligionWahhabi Hanbali Sunni Islam

Moudi bint Khalid Al Saud is a Saudi Arabian philanthropist and a member of the House of Saud. She is among the first female members of the Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia since January 2013.

Early life and education[edit]

Princess Moudi is the daughter of King Khalid and Sita bint Fahd Al Damir.[1][2] She received basic education in Riyadh and studied French.[1]

Career[edit]

Moudi bint Khalid is the general secretary the King Khalid Foundation and the chair of its investment committee.[3] She is also the general secretary of the Al Nahda Foundation of Riyadh.[1] The foundation was awarded the first Chaillot prize for human rights organisations in the Gulf in 2009.[4] She is a board member of the Saut, agency of the down syndrome foundation in Saudi Arabia.[5] In 2011, she began to provide fellowships under the Legatum Center to Saudi Arabian students attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[6]

In January 2013, she was elected to the Consultative Assembly, being one of the first 30 Saudi Arabian women appointed to the assembly.[7] In addition, she is one of the two royal women appointed along with Sara bint Faisal, daughter of King Faisal.[8][9]

Personal life[edit]

Princess Moudi is married to Abdul Rahman bin Faisal, son of King Faisal.[1] They have three children, two daughters, Sara and Albandari, and a son, Saud.[1]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Princess Moudi bint Khalid". Who's Who Arab Women. Archived from the original on 18 October 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Biography of King Khalid". King Khalid Exhibition. Archived from the original on 14 March 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Board of Trustees:". King Khalid Foundation. Archived from the original on 18 June 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  4. ^ Ana Echagüe; Edward Burke (June 2009). "'Strong Foundations'? The Imperative for Reform in Saudi Arabia" (PDF). FRIDE. pp. 1–23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Board of Members". SAUT. Archived from the original on 6 August 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Legatum Fellowship". MIT. Archived from the original on 9 November 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  7. ^ "Breakthrough in Saudi Arabia: women allowed in parliament". Al Arabiya. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  8. ^ Friedman, Brandon (28 January 2013). "The Saudi Kingdom in Transition: Women Appointed to the Majlis" (PDF). Telaviv Notes. 7 (2). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 November 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  9. ^ "Royal orders amend Shura Council system and form new chamber". Royal Embassy, Washington DC. Retrieved 4 September 2013.