Princess Amira in the States

  October 3, 2011 at 7:48 am by

During her trip to the United States of America, Princess Amira Al-Taweel, the Vice Chairwoman of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation (which is chaired by her husband, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud) took part in various interviews by different media channels, discussing topics such as the empowerment of women, as well as her active role in philanthropy.

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Princess Amira was interviewed by Piers Morgan for CNN, Margaret Brennan for Bloomberg, Jenna Goudreau for Forbes Magazine, and Laura Stampler for The Huffington Post.

While in the United States, Princess Amira was invited by President Bill Clinton to take part in the “Voices for Change in the MENA” that was moderated by President Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative on Wednesday 21st September in New York. The panel session discussed issues taking place in the MENA region which included youth influence, impact of new technology, the role and empowerment women and employment challenges. While addressing over 1000 people at the session, Her Highness said, “People take their voices to the streets when they are not heard by their governments. If we want stability in the region, we must build institutions of civil society so people can channel their demands through these institutions. If we want prosperity in the region we must invest in young people through encouraging enterprise.”

You can watch the CNN interview below, courtesy of YouTube:

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