KAUST: An International, Independent, Graduate Research University

GK Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership, Research & Innovation, Teaching & Learning

Education, research and economic development are among the highest priorities established by King Abdullah for Saudi Arabia. An equally important overriding priority for him is the development of  women for greater participation in the workforce. According to UNESCO, women make up 58% of the total student population of Saudi Arabia, and yet only 16% of the Saudi workforce (excluding foreign …