Founder & Patron, Alwaleed Philanthropies
Prince Alwaleed is perhaps best known internationally as the chairman and controlling shareholder of Kingdom Holding Company, one of the world’s most inﬂuential investment companies.
Outside of business, Prince Alwaleed is widely respected for his philanthropic work as the founder and patron of the Alwaleed Philanthropies, dedicated to supporting global cultural understanding, disaster recovery, women’s empowerment, and community development projects in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and around the world.
For over 35 years, Alwaleed Philanthropies has supported and initiated projects in over 124 countries regardless of gender, race, or religion. The foundation collaborates with a range of philanthropic, government, and educational organizations to combat poverty, empower women and youth, develop communities, provide disaster relief and create cultural understanding through education. Working with its partners, Alwaleed Philanthropies seeks to build bridges for a more compassionate, tolerant, and accepting world.