The Minister of Education, Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh, announced on Thursday the appointment of Dr. Lilac Al-Safadi as president of the Electronic University. Dr. Al-Safadi will become the first woman to head a Saudi co-ed university
Dr. Lilac is considered to be a highly competent and distinguished scientist. She has worked as Chief Executive Officer for more than 20 years in business development and strategic leadership, in addition to her accumulated experience in project management.
Dr. Lilac has contributed to more than 50 research papers in conferences and press articles in research fields related to e-commerce and artificial and commercial intelligence.
She is a member of the faculty of King Saud University, and director of The Women’s Technology Incubator, in charge of developing the center for entrepreneurship in the women’s and medical sciences departments.
She also worked as an adviser to the Governor of the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises, and consultant for the university vice presidency for planning, quality and development at the Saudi Electronic University.
Such special times in Saudi history will continue under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, by empowering women and providing all opportunities that women deserve.
يتقدم منسوبو الجامعة بالتهاني والتبريكات لسعادة الأستاذة الدكتورة ليلك بنت أحمد الصفدي
بمناسبة الثقة الكريمة بتعيينها رئيسًا للجامعة..
متمنين لها دوام التوفيق والنجاح.. pic.twitter.com/8X9lhqAHUe
— الجامعة السعودية الإلكترونية (@Saudi_EUni) July 2, 2020