Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud, vice president of external relations and advancement at Alfaisal University

Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud
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Updated 14 January 2020

Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud, vice president of external relations and advancement at Alfaisal University

  • Princess Maha holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from King Saud University’s College of Medicine in 1986

Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud has been the vice president of external relations and advancement at Alfaisal University in Jeddah since 2014.
Princess Maha holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from King Saud University’s College of Medicine in 1986. By 1993, she concluded her residency program at George Washington University Hospital for Internal Medicine.
A year later, she was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a certification she still holds.
The princess has been a consultant in internal medicine and has been senior clinical scientist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center since 1995, and used to be an assistant professor at the College of Medicine at Alfaisal University.
Between 2015 and 2019, she was governor of the American College of Physicians’ Saudi Arabia chapter, as well as a member of its global international council.
She represented Saudi women in the International Professional and Cultural Program of the People-to-People Congress, which was spearheaded by the head of the American College of Physicians in India.
The princess pioneered women’s enrollment at Alfaisal University in 2011 and continues to act as a director of the board of trustees and president of the advisory board on external relations.
She is currently running Taskforce 9 as lead co-chair of migration and young societies at G20 Saudi Arabia 2020.
Princess Maha is also the president of George Washington University Medical Alumni for Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region.
She has participated in many international conferences, from Kuwait to the US, representing Saudi Arabia in several fields in science, technology and engineering.


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DUBAI: The Saudi Arabian embassy in the USA has denied claims the Kingdom was behind the hacking of Amazon.com founder, Jeff Bezos’ phone, describing the accusation as “absurd.”

And speaking at Davos the Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said: “The idea that the Crown Prince would hack Jeff Bezos’ phone is absolutely silly.”

Bezo’s phone was hacked after receiving a WhatsApp message sent from the personal account of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Describing the claims as “absurd” the tweet also called for an investigation into the claims “so that we can have all the facts out.”