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Saudi Embassy in London Brings Pioneering Women Together, Shares Empowerment Experiences

The female advocacy group Johara Global hosted an empowerment event in the Saudi Embassy in London on Thursday, providing women with a valuable opportunity to share their experiences in leadership roles.

The event brought together the pioneering Saudi women in various areas such as Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi woman to ascend Mount Everest; Sawsan Al-Bahiti, the first Saudi female soprano; and Nawal Al-Khalawi, a culinary artist.

Saudi Embassy in London Brings Pioneering Saudi Women Together, Shares Empowerment Experiences

They shared their experiences and challenges they encountered as women and how they overcame any obstacles that hindered their journey.

Furthermore, they tackled the way the narrative of female leadership was changing in the Kingdom, paving the way for more women inclusion in Saudi communities.

Saudi Embassy in London Brings Pioneering Saudi Women Together, Shares Empowerment Experiences

Saudi Ambassador to the UK Prince Khalid bin Bandar opened the event and expressed great enthusiasm and admiration for Saudi women’s pursuit to make a difference in the Saudi Arabia’s developmental plans in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.

Saudi Embassy in London Brings Pioneering Saudi Women Together, Shares Empowerment Experiences

According to Arab News, Katie Partridge, the Chairwoman of Johara Global, also underscored how men can play a pivotal role in women’s empowerment.

“Our mission is to support the evolution of women’s leadership through a culturally unified platform,” Partridge said.

“We also acknowledge the positive roles men play together with women for the betterment of their societies.” she added.

Saudi Embassy in London Brings Pioneering Saudi Women Together, Shares Empowerment Experiences

The event marked the attendance of Reema Juffali, one of the first Saudi females to hold a motor racing license and named as one of 100 of the world’s most inspiring and influential women by the BBC, as a guest speaker.

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