Rasha Al-Hoshan the Saudi Businesswoman
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The Saudi Businesswoman Rasha Al-Hoshan



Rasha Al-Hoshan is a businesswoman who was born in KSA in 1971. Despite her young age, she ranked 41st among the 50 most powerful Arab.

Rasha Al-Hoshan is a businesswoman who was born in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1971.

In Forbes magazine’s list of the 50 most influential Arab businesswomen, she ranked as number 41, despite her young age.

Her education and positions

Rasha Al-Hoshan earned a Master’s degree with honours in Interior Architecture and Exhibition Design from Pratt University in New York. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science – Middle East from American University in Washington, DC.

She held the position of General Manager of Al Hoshan Furniture Group, in addition to her membership in the company’s Board of Directors.

Furthermore, she also serves as a member of the board of directors of Kingdom Holding Company, the biggest and most influential Saudi business when it comes to investments in a variety of industries, media, commerce, and communications.

Kingdom Holding Chairman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal commented upon her appointment to the Board of Directors, saying: “Engineer Rasha Al-Hoshan’s experience will be a valuable addition to the company.”

Rasha Al-Hoshan established the Al-Hoshan Design Centre in 2000 as a space devoted to natural décor, accessories, and photographs. Later on, it grew to incorporate contemporary furniture, becoming a separate entity from the family’s business enterprise.


Her Appearance on Global Forums

Rasha Al-Hoshan is an educated businesswoman from Saudi Arabia who gained prominence in international forums. She attended the third Saudi-British Kingdoms Dialogue Forum. It was held at Lancaster House in London under the theme “Communication between the Two Peoples,” along with other businesswomen from Britain.

She took part in the first-ever open dialogue with the European Parliament in 2003. She was one of four Saudi businesswomen who discussed the status of Saudi women in the banking and business sector. The Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce organised the event.

She was a notable participant in the second Arab International Women’s Forum session, which took place in London at the end of October 2003 and included participation from 30 nations, 14 of which were Arab.