Saudi Arabia Appoints
First Female Spokesperson for Public Education
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Education has appointed Ibtissam al-Shehri as its first female spokesperson for public education. Al-Shehri, who has been a supervisor for schools in the country’s eastern province, was announced as the ministry’s spokesperson for public education. According to local media outlets, al-Shehri has been teaching English for the past 17 years and has studied in the United States.