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The National Dialogue reviews the contributions of Saudi women to achieving development

The “Dialogue Due” organized by the King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue remotely highlighted the contributions of Saudi women in all areas of development in light of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, as well as their role in supporting decision-making, in addition to the importance of empowering them economically and socially in society.

The meeting, which was moderated by the supervisor of the center in the Makkah region, Inas Faraj, hosted Dr. Rahma Ali Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Vice Dean of the College of Education at Najran University, Noura Hadi Saleh Al Sorour, an educational researcher and member of the Teachers’ Advisory Council, and Maryam bint Abdullah Khairy, an educational researcher and training supervisor in Taif Education. .

At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Rahma Al-Ghamdi confirmed that the Kingdom has worked and continues to work since its unification to enhance the role of women in the context of involving them in development projects, and to contribute to the development and investment of their energy and capabilities while preserving their rights and their appropriate social position; She pointed out that the issue of empowering women and enhancing the opportunities for their participation in the development process witnessed great interest from the rulers, starting from the era of the founder to the era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Highness the Crown Prince – may God protect them – in light of Vision 2030 and the comprehensive reforms it included. It made it a major partner in the Kingdom’s diverse development process.

She explained that education plays an important role in empowering Saudi women, and that includes both intellectual and economic empowerment, stressing that educating Saudi women contributes to building the family and achieving economic growth. She pointed out that Vision 2030 aims to enhance an educational environment for Saudi women in line with the requirements of the developed labor market, so that Saudi women can be a partner in the Kingdom’s economic success, noting the positions, ranks, and degrees that many Saudi women have achieved, whether in education. The local university or in the scholarship countries in the developed countries of the world.

For her part, Noura Al Sorour pointed out that Saudi women are living in an exceptional stage that is reflected in their giving in serving their society, which has made them achieve in recent years qualitative achievements and leaps that have varied in several aspects, especially in the social aspect, as it is related to women in terms of their sense of duty and familial and societal responsibility, indicating that women Saudi Arabia is now distinguished and excelling in work and in educational attainment, as we see its participation in distinguished scientific research, and its success in the business sector, in the leadership of companies and banks, and in the leadership of non-profit associations, which made it the focus of attention in all local and international forums.

Al-Surour added that the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 set the parameters of the road and set national goals that make women a real and effective partner in the development of our country, and developed programs and executive initiatives that paved the way for the rehabilitation of women capable of influencing their societies, and contributing to leading the country to a more prosperous and developed future.

Whereas, Maryam Khairy explained that Saudi women have become fully responsible in activating their role as a partner citizen in building the nation, thanks to God, and then with the support of the wise leadership that has given them all means of empowerment firmly through historical decisions that contribute to strengthening their position in society in line with their enormous capabilities. And its readiness to achieve progress and prosperity at various levels, so it has become a partner in this remarkable civilized movement that our country is experiencing.

Khairy pointed out that empowering women is one of the development requirements, as confirmed by development literature and economic growth plans, indicating that the concept of empowering women is often associated with goals that go beyond women as a social group and permeate society as a whole, pointing to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 that included a number of general goals to support and empower women. In line with the standards of the United Nations, which gave her a new era of rights, which contributed to raising her in leadership ranks, in decision-making, and in occupying political, economic and security positions in a real step to empower Saudi women, support and provide them with opportunities, to make them a real and effective partner in the process construction and sustainable development.

It is noteworthy that the two-day dialogue, which the center devoted this week to talking about women and the challenges of empowering them, comes as a continuation of the series of events organized by the center, based on the importance of her role and participation in society, and in order to empower and participate in women, which since its establishment has given great attention, and succeeded in presenting the true image of educated, thinking and working women. And the producer, as she was an original member in all his projects, programs and national meetings, which contributed to strengthening and communicating her voice and enhancing her participation in community issues, and opening up horizons for her to express and participate in everything related to various national and social issues.



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