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Lina Al Maeena

Sports Administrator, Saudi Arabia

Lina is the co-founder of Jeddah United, training girls and boys in sports to promote the culture of sport in the Kingdom, and one of the first Saudi women to climb Everest. She founded a women’s basketball team long before women in sport was acceptable there. She was ranked 71st on the Forbes Saudi Arabian list of the 200 most powerful Arab women in the Middle East in 2014 and is a member of the Young Business Committee and the Sports Investment Committee in the Chamber of Commerce. She has been a member of the Shura Council since 2016.