After completing an MA in Middle Eastern Studies at SOAS, University of London, Saudi born Mona Khashoggi established an interior design consultancy and showroom in Jeddah, and co-founded the Mansoojat Foundation, a UK charity established to revive and preserve the traditional ethnic designs and costumes of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Mona is now a prominent patron of the Arts, sponsoring young Arab artists, and is a consultant to galleries and Art Fairs. She acted as Middle East Ambassador to London’s Art14 Fair and Photo London. 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 student residency.