معالي الأستاذة / نورة بنت عبد الله بن مساعد الفايز من مواليد عام 1954 في شقراء، المملكة العربية السعودية أول امرأة تشغل منصب نائبة وزير في تاريخ السعودية. والدها الشيخ عبدالله الفايز الناصري التميمي مؤرخ ونسابه وباحث تاريخي في السعودية.
مديرة قسم البنات بمدارس المملكة.
شغلت منصب المديرة العامة للفرع النسائي بمعهد الإدارة العامة.
تم تعينها بأمر ملكي في منصب نائبة وزير التعليم لشؤون البنات عام 2009
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Norah al-Fayez, has created a record of being the first woman to ever be named to a ministerial post in Saudi Arabia, and has managed to penetrate the glass ceiling. The veteran education administrator was named to the new post of deputy education minister for women's education as part of a sweeping shakeup of the government announced Saturday by the country's reform-minded absolute monarch King Abdullah.
By Savitha on February 16, 2009
Nora Al Fayez is the first woman to be named deputy education minister for women's affairs - the highest position reached by a female in the conservative country.
Dubai: Nora Al Fayez is very much aware that she is opening doors for many other women in Saudi Arabia.
The first woman to be named deputy education minister for women's affairs - the highest position reached by a female in the conservative country - Nora can't believe that her dream has come true.
"Never ever, I was not expecting it to happen," she said of her appointment.
In an exclusive interview with Gulf News ...
Deadly Blaze Throws Spotlight on Saudi Girls Schools By Rob L. Wagner The Media Line 29 November 2011 JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – The scene was chilling to watch: Three young girls, clad in their black abayas, dropping one by one from the third-floor window shrouded in billowing black smoke as their school went up in flames. The fierce fire that burned Baraim Al-Watan [...]
Covering Up Norah al-Faiz is supposed to be a symbol of progress in Saudi Arabia. She was appointed deputy minister of education by King Abdullah in February 2009, making her the kingdom’s highest-ranking female official. At the time, many observers hailed the move as a sign of reform. But controversy has dogged Faiz since the beginning of [...]
First Female Cabinet Minister Rawan Jabaji
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia shook up his kingdom by boldly appointing the first female minister to his government cabinet earlier this week.
Norah al-Faiz is now the deputy minister of women’s education -- the most senior role ever held by a woman in Saudi Arabia.
Though al-Faiz occupies a new post, she is still [...]