Management


Wafa AlRushaid

Wafa AlRushaid

Chief Executive Officer

PhD Holder from The American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy in Paris, France, she pursued courses at Harvard University, MIT University, the London School of Economics, Oxford University, and more. She has since participated in innumerable events, conferences, forums, and discussion panels. Dr. Wafa has also held a wide variety of strategically and socially prominent memberships and associations in think tanks, local Saudi ministries, and the United Nations.

Hala Halawani

Hala Halawani

Institute Director

 

With a tangible passion for her work within the field of training and development, Hala Halawani is a seasoned professional with a set of skills that covers the spectrum of operations from planning to execution and monitoring. After achieving a Masters in Business Administration from the Al-Faisal University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, her work experience of more than 18 years in handling private and non-governmental organizations have earned her management skills across multiple internal departments such as Marketing, Education, Human Resources and Women’s Empowerment. She has been the Institute Director at RDI since its inception in 2013.

 

Administration


Aljawharah AlOraini

Aljawharah AlOraini

HR Associate

 

With a BA in English and Literature from King Saud University in Riyadh, Aljawharah brings an enthusiastic spirit to the team at RDI as an Administrative Assistant. She has maintained an interest in extracurricular activities and remained active as a Member of the Linartaqi Group and Bunyan Charity in the past years. Aljawharah is a bright team member, a quick learner and carries a positive attitude towards new challenges.

Lama AlQahtani

Lama AlQahtani

Administrative Assistant
Although her specialization was a B.Sc in Pscyhology from King Saud University, she is a driven, flexible, and highly cooperative team member who can easily adapt to any new challenge with enthusiasm. Her experience ranges from work at various hospitals to assisting research teams at Princess Nourah Bint Abdulahman University, and she is currently an Administrative Assistant at RDI and an valuable member of the Dakakeen team.

Academic


Baselah Mahmoud

Baselah Mahmoud

FD Programme Director
After achieving an Intermediate University College Diploma in Arts and Fashion Design, she went onto advance her professional career exponentially by alternating between teaching positions and various managerial positions. As senior Fashion Design lecturer at RDI, she utilizes her passion for both teaching and administration through lecturing, supervision of other lecturers in the department, and academic planning.
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