Linda Vester Yale World Fellow
Muna is a well-known television personality and co-host of the top-rated MBC show Kalam Nawaem. The show focuses on cultural, social, and gender issues and has a worldwide viewing audience. Muna was the founding Secretary General of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, where she focused on women’s empowerment, East-West cross-civilizational programs, and strengthening educational institutions in the Middle East. Muna works as a Partner with Directions Consultancy focusing on improving philanthropy in the Middle East, and with Glowork, a company working to increase female employment in the Gulf States. She started her career as a lecturer in American Literature at King Saud University.