TheFace: Lubna Alomair, KSA's first female Olympic fencer

TheFace: Lubna Alomair, KSA's first female Olympic fencer
Lubna Alomair with her child. (AN photo by Ziyad Alarfaj)
Updated 21 June 2018

TheFace: Lubna Alomair, KSA's first female Olympic fencer

TheFace: Lubna Alomair, KSA's first female Olympic fencer
  • She has a master’s degree with honors in business information technology from DePaul University, Chicago
  • She now works for the Quality of Life Program, a Vision 2030 program

Lubna Alomair is the first Saudi female Olympic fencer. In celebration of her achievements, an image of her was showcased on the tallest building in Riyadh during Saudi National Day in 2017. In 2014, she co-founded the Dhahran Fencing Club, the first in the country for women to train in the sport. She has a master’s degree with honors in business information technology from DePaul University, Chicago. She worked for Saudi Aramco in the engineering services department for three years, and for more than a year in the office of the minister of energy and mineral resources on a special assignment. She now works for the Quality of Life Program, a Vision 2030 program. Besides all of this, she is also a wife and a new mother.