Friday, November 6, 2015

Royal Profile: Princess Ameera bint Aidan bin Nayef Al-Taweel Al-Otaibi

Princess Ameera bint Aidan bin Nayef Al-Taweel Al-Otaibi was born 6 November 1983 as the daughter of Aidan bin Nayef Al-Taweel Al-Otaibi {Source}.

She would meet her future husband, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal when she was conducting an interview for her school's newspaper{Source}. Nine months later, they were married. They were divorced in November 2013 {Source}.

Princess Ameera attended the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut, USA, where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration {Source}.

However, her claim to fame is not the fact she married a prince, but that she is an active humanitarian. She undertakes many humanitarian activities through her work as an executive committee member of The Al-Waleed bin Talal Foundation.

She has received numerous humantiarian awards including{Source}:
  1. The ITO Special Humanitarian Award on behalf of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Founation (2011,  Arabian Business Achievement ceremony Awards)
  2. 4th place in the  100 Most Powerful Arab Women high-profile newcomer to CEO Middle East(2012)
  3. Middle East "Woman Personality of the Year Award for Excellence" (2012) {Source}

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