Maha Akeel

Maha Akeel is a lecturer and consultant. She previously served as Director of Social and Family Affairs and Director of Communications at the Jeddah-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). 

Twitter: @MahaAkeel1

Latest published

How to grow MENA women’s labor force participation

There is a women in leadership deficit in the private sector of the Middle East and North Africa region. This is the finding of a recent Middle East Women’s Initiative study by the Middle East Program of the Wilson Center.

April 21, 2023

Cultural diplomacy can cement Saudi-Chinese relations

The significant Saudi-Chinese summit taking place in Riyadh this week indicates that the bilateral relationship between Saudi Arabia and China is solidifying and expanding in various sectors and on different levels, whether political, economic or social.

December 08, 2022

Education at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s progress

Education has always been at the heart of progress in Saudi Arabia and, as we celebrate Saudi National Day, it is important to remember, appreciate and be proud of what has been achieved in a short period of time, but also to anticipate and prepare for future challenges and developments.

September 22, 2022