Lubna Olayan is a powerful businesswoman in Saudi Arabia, known across the world for her high-end business acumen. She is one of the most powerful women in the world, and is working to bring other Saudi Arab women into powerful positions as well. Currently, she is serving as the CEO of Olayan Financing Company, and she oversees operations of many more international firms as well. In addition to her business operations, she is functional in empowering communities and supporting non-governmental organizations too across the globe.
Lubna was born in 1955 in Saudi Arabia. Her mother was Mary P. Olayan, and father was Suliman Olayan, who himself was a powerful business leader and the founder of the Olayan Group. She holds bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from the Cornell University, and an MBA from Indiana University. She values education, and has been honored by a number of educational institutions as well.