Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel Biography
(Saudi Arabian Princess)
Birthday: November 6, 1983 (Scorpio)
Born In: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Princess Ameerah bint Aidan bin Nayef Al-Taweel Al-Otaibi, better known as Princess Ameerah al-Taweel to the international media, is a Saudi Arabian princess widely recognized for her philanthropy and activism. Following her marriage to Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud, she became involved with his humanitarian works, and in 2009 co-founded Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation (now known as Alwaleed Philanthropies), becoming its Vice President. In 2010, she became a member of the board of trustees at Silatech. She currently serves as the CEO of Tasamy, which she co-founded in 2012, and of Times Entertainment, which she founded in 2013. She is a prominent women’s rights advocate in Saudi Arabia who fights for basic civil rights for women, the right to get an education or jobs, and their right to drive. A philanthropist, she has travelled around the world for various charitable initiatives, visiting more than 71 countries. Concerned about the perception of Islam in the world, she thinks that Muslims must work to ensure the religion does not get hijacked by terrorists. Despite criticism from extremists, she is steadfast in her endeavor of acquiring women's rights peacefully, stating that "We want evolution, not a revolution".