Lubna Al Olayan
Saudi Businesswoman and Philantropist
Image source: World Economic Forum from Cologny, Switzerland
Image license: CC BY-SA 2.0
Lubna Suliman Olayan (born August 4, 1955) (Arabic: لبنى سلیمان العليان ) is a Saudi business woman. Born to Sulaiman Olayan and Maryam bint Jassim Al Abdulwahab, Olayan was listed as one of the top 100 most influential people of 2005 by Time magazine, and continued to be on the Forbes list of most powerful women till 2011 and returned to the list in 2014. In 2004, Olayan was the first woman in Saudi history to deliver an opening keynote address at a major conference in Saudi Arabia; at the Jeddah Economic Forum in January 2004.
More Thought Leaders