Sumaya Al-Nasser the Saudi Businesswoman
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The Saudi Businesswoman Sumaya Alnasser



Sumaya Al-Nasser, the first Saudi woman, served as an emotional intelligence trainer and ambassador to organisation “Peace Without Borders.”

Entrepreneur Dr. Sumaya Al-Nasser is the first Saudi woman to be appointed as both emotional intelligence and creative thinking trainer and ambassador for the non-profit organisation “Peace Without Borders.”

In addition to being a speaker and social media activist with a focus on a variety of societal concerns, Dr. Sumaya Al-Nasser is regarded as a prolific writer with several books released.


Her Background and Level of Education

Professor Sumaya Alnasser was born in 1982 in Riyadh and completed the majority of her academic career in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

She graduated from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University with honours in interpretation and Qur’anic sciences.

Forbes magazine called her one of the most influential women in the Middle East for 2018.

She describes herself as follows: At the age of 22, I began licenced training, and I trained at hundreds of institutions, universities, and private centres. I wrote seven books on self-development and made my first million at the age of 31. My investments include technology, training, cuisine, and real estate.


Her Most Notable Achievements

  • She is one of the pioneering female Saudi ladies to pursue vocational training in creativity, life, and emotional intelligence.
  • Her most recent novel, (He Talked to Me and Said), is now the best-selling title.
  • Member of the International Coaches Federation (ICF).
  • In 2018, Forbes magazine named her one of the Middle East’s most prominent women.
  • She has provided personal development training classes in many countries and conducts online courses through her organisation’s website.
  • Assisted approximately 200 trainees in developing inner peace and self-esteem.


Academic qualifications and certificates

  • In 2003, Sumaya received her certification in Neuro-Linguistic Programming from the International Federation for Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
  • In 2003, she also acquired TimeLine from the International Federation for Neuro-Linguistic Software.
  • In 2016, Alnasser received the International Coaching Federation’s IHLM coaching certification.
  • She obtained certification from the Technical and Vocational Corporation in Riyadh to work as a trainer.
  • Instructor in the Islamic University of Imam Muhammad bin Saud.
  • A faculty member at Al Yamamah University
  • In 2018, she also received the United States’ International Federation of Coaches certification.


Her Most Memorable Works

Sumaya Alnasser is a prolific writer and publisher of books. Some of her most significant works and publications include the following:

  • In 2008, the book Inner Peace was first made available on CD in the United Arab Emirates.
  • What Have You Done?
  • How to Master the Game of Life.
  • He Talked to Me and Said,
  • He Talked to Me and Said II.

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