Rasha Hefzi

Country

Saudi Arabia

Known for

MD of Think N Link Cooperation

Dates

Hijri 1397-Present (AH); Common Era 1977-Present (CE)

Rasha Hefzi

Biography

Rasha Hefzi is the MD of Think N Link Cooperation, a Saudi based company that provides different services such as opinion polling research, public awareness campaigns, youth advancement program, and socioeconomic research. Ms. Hefzi has founded different community groups and organization such as MWATANA, Youth and More Organization, and Bridge Building Society. Her goal is to empower various communities and the private sector to participate in the decision making in Saudi Arabia, especially for women and youth. She started her civic engagement at the age of 15 with an interest for feminism, interfaith dialogue, comparative religion, world issues’, and local governess and democracy. She has been a member of different NGO'S including the Islamic Relief Organization, the International Organization for Women and Family, the Jeddah Dawah Center, and the World Assembly for Muslim Youth (WAMY). Her experiences with these groups motivated Ms. Hefzi to lead different community initiatives within the government and the public sector. She was the first to lobby for the first meeting of JEDDAH female citizens with the municipality council. In addition to her civic engagement, she has held positions with the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), among others. Ms. Hefzi has contributed in different conferences and many exchange programs, and is a mentor for Saudi female student under the Babson University in Boston. She is currently working on her first book which will be a perspective on the social engineering in the Saudi community in the last ten year.

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