Monday, 24 June 2024

Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal & Princess Ameerah, Founder of the Al Waleed bin Talal Foundation

Saudi Arabia

Champion's Profile

Net worth estimated $15.2 billion, Price Talal (born 7 March 1955) is a Saudi businessman, investor and a member of the Saudi royal family. He is the founder, chief executive officer and 95 percent owner of the Kingdom Holding Company, a Forbes Global 2000 company with investment in companies in different sectors. Founder of the Al Waleed bin Talal Foundation with a mission to help alleviate suffering and transcend international borders globally. The foundation has established centers and programs at institutions of higher education around the world.

UNDP SDG

Education, Poverty and Society

Description and impact

Alwaleed Philanthropies supports and initiates projects around the world, regardless of gender, race or religion and collaborates with a range of philanthropic, governmental and educational organizations to combat poverty, empower women and the youth, develop communities, provide disaster relief and create cultural understanding through education. Alwaleed Philanthropies consists of three philanthropic organizations: Alwaleed Philanthropies Global, focusing on philanthropic and humanitarian projects around the world, Alwaleed Philanthropies Lebanon, which is focused on the social and community needs of Lebanon, and Alwaleed Philanthropies Saudi Arabia, which focuses on the needs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.