Saudi inventor Kholoud Al-Abbasi, has become the focus of social network discussions in Saudi Arabia. She is considered the youngest inventor in Saudi Arabia after launching a platform to encourage the youth to express themselves and share ideas.
Significant international research and innovation has been conducted by Saudi women which has benefitted society, both locally and globally. History will embroider their names across various scientific fields.
In a new initiative to support female and male Saudi students who have scholarships abroad, King Salman bin Abdulaziz decreed an award of $2,000 to all such students, even those studying at their own expense at recognized universities.
With all-women teams, Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, the world's largest women's university, was established in 2008. Princess Nourah University is the first school dedicated to women in Saudi Arabia.
Engineering is no longer limited to men in modern Saudi society. Today more than 1,400 Saudi women are engineers working in a variety of specialties and professional levels who are registered at the engineering commission.
At the Second World Congress for the Exchange of Educational Experiences , Wegdan Al-Farag, a Saudi physics teacher, received the Grand Prize for her work in education technology integration and innovation.