Monday, 24 June 2024

Bahia Bahaeddine Hariri, Sister of the Founder Hariri Foundation (Prime Minister Rafic Hariri)

Lebanon

Champion's Profile

Hariri's family net worth was $17 billion in 2017. Bahia Bahaeddine Hariri (born 26 June 1952) is a Lebanese politician. Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri, has played an essential role in Lebanon’s political and social welfare. She is especially known for her commitment to education. A strong advocate for women, MP Hariri is the founder of the Women’s Committee at the Arab Parliament Union and the Arab Women’s Summit.

UNDP SDG

Education and Charity

Description and impact

Hariri Foundation is a major education and charitable institution. Bahia is the president of the administrative council of the foundation for Sustainable Human Development. The foundation operates with the aim to rehabilitate the city’s scientific, educational and cultural contexts on the basis of national harmony, coexistence, and reaffirmation of Saida’s national convictions when building a capable and impartial nation.