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Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj

Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj is a best-selling Saudi author, an international public speaker and an entrepreneurship mentor. 

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Teaching philosophy in the Saudi education system

A new semester for students has started in Saudi Arabia, and the Education Ministry has introduced a new subject to be taught in high school: Philosophy. In a recent interview on BBC Arabic in London, I shared my thoughts on this new addition.

January 24, 2019

Understanding the workforce crisis

Since my return to Saudi Arabia three years ago, I have seen an alarming trend in employment here — the high turnover rate in private and semi-private companies. I had not seen this in the US or UK, where I was working before. It set me wondering what the reasons for this could be. 

November 26, 2018

Life is a never-ending university

I was fortunate enough to be the guest speaker on career day at one of the top private universities in Saudi Arabia recently. I shared with the newly graduating students some of the lessons learned from my life and career.

November 14, 2018