PRODUCER & WRITER
After completing a Masters Degree in Middle Eastern Studies at SOAS, University of London, Mona Khashoggi co-founded the Mansoojat Foundation, a UK registered charity established to revive and preserve the traditional ethnic designs and costumes of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mona also produced the Mansoojat foundation show of the traditional costumes with their ethnic music at the Jameel Gallery opening at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Mona is now a prominent patron of the Arts, sponsoring young Arab artists, and is a consultant to galleries and Art Fairs.
She has served on the events committee of the English National Ballet, Save the Children, Barakat Trust, MAP (Medical Aid for Palestine) and the Madad Foundation. Mona sponsored Ayman Yosri’s ‘Flag Series’ book, supported the Delfina Foundation’s ‘Staging History’ programme and sponsors Delfina’s Middle Eastern Art students residency. Khashoggi’s passion has always been to revive Middle Eastern music starting with the Umm Kulthum Musical.