Who is the first Saudi woman to hold the position of Undersecretary for Public Diplomatic Affairs?

Who is the first Saudi woman to hold the position of Undersecretary for Public Diplomatic Affairs?
Who is the first Saudi woman to hold the position of Undersecretary for Public Diplomatic Affairs?
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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, issued a decree assigning Sarah bint Abdul Rahman Al-Sayed, the position of Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Public Diplomatic Affairs, to be the first Saudi woman to hold this position.

This was the culmination of her long and distinguished career in the field of international cooperation, and the harvest of years of hard and hard work in many international positions.

Who is Sarah bint Abdul Rahman Al-Sayed?

Sarah bint Abdulrahman’s experiences were not limited to the areas of international cooperation only, but she also had years of experience in various other specializations, such as administrative banking services.

She gained practical experience in the banking field in more than one country by joining major institutions in both Saudi Arabia and the United States of America.

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She has an extended career in this field, which began in 2003 by working at Provident Bank between 2003 and 2004, and among other positions she held in the banking field was a branch manager and assistant at M&T Bank during the period from 2004 to 2012.

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Sarah bint Abdul Rahman began her practical career immediately after graduation by working in the Health Systems Administration, and held high positions, including:

  • The position of the Regional Director at Houston Methodist Hospital in Saudi Arabia from 2016 to 2017.
  • A specialist for organizational development and international cooperation at King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital from 2015 to 2016.
  • Director of the Youth Center Department at the King Khalid Charitable Foundation during the year 2015.

Her assumption of positions in health institutions is due to her obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Health Systems Management in 2007 from George Mason University in the United States of America.

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Among the important stations and positions in her working life is her assumption of several positions in the United States of America, the most prominent of which is her assumption of responsibility for contracts for the military attache in the Office of the Armed Forces in America from 2012 to 2015.

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