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A Vibrant Society

A Vibrant


Noor Riyadh

Over 60 artists, 2 Guinness World Records, over 200 volunteers with over 300,000 visitors in attendance.

The largest light festival in the MENA region that exhibits illuminative artworks in public venues across the nation’s capital. With a 2021 theme of “Under One Sky”, the inaugural festival displayed works by over 60 artists from over 20 countries, and broke 2 Guinness World Book records. Noor Riyadh showcases the power of inclusivity and shared humanity via the lens of public art. 

Over 300,000 people attended the festival over 17 days, with over 12,000 visiting the Light Upon Light: Light Art exhibition. The festival offered over 200 volunteers a chance to get involved and experience the behind-the-scenes of festival operations.

*A Riyadh Arts Project (Royal Commission of Riyadh)


An intensive program for 40 students with a platform that reached over 14,000 students.

This flagship iThra program created a platform for over 14,000 students to inspire a love for reading and share with each other the impact that books made on their inner lives. 

The iRead program developed by TalentS included workshops, lectures, and intensive training programs for 40 students that were spent rigorously over a 3-week period that span over 200 hours. 

* A project by King Abdulaziz for World Culture (iThra)

Saudi Film Days

9 Saudi Arabian film directors.

An iThra initiative that celebrated, empowered, mentored and trained 9 Saudi Arabian film directors. 

This initiative aimed to enhance the local film industry and share Saudi culture and storytelling with the world-at-large.  

TalentS provided mentorship, management and operations for the production journey of each film, resulting in 3 feature films and 5 short films. The films were developed with training and mentorship over the course of 5 workshops: 4 in KSA and 1 international workshop. 

* A project by King Abdulaziz for World Culture (iThra)

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An Ambitious Nation

An Ambitious


iSpark and iDiscover

Bringing interactive STEM learning to 50,000 students. 

These two Saudi Aramco initiatives engaged over 50,000 students across Saudi Arabia. The ambitious nature of this program was only matched by its geographical reach of 10 cities. 

TalentS created a series of hands-on, interactive programs that brought STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning to life.

*Led by TalentS, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Tatweer. A Saudi Aramco initiative

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STEM-based program solely for girls reaching 4,500 students.

Designed solely for girls, this STEM-based, after-school program aimed to increase women’s participation in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The initiative toured the kingdom, reaching over 4,500 young girls.

TalentS designed the challenging, hands-on curriculum for two academic semesters and operated it in 16 community clubs for girls across Saudi Arabia. 

*A Saudi Aramco Women Development and Diversity Division initiative, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.

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Misbar Science Camp

Providing 5 educational paths for 130 orphans.

The Misbar Science Camp primarily focuses on supporting and enriching our orphaned children in Saudi Arabia. The camp provided them with hands-on interactive programming that further developed and honed their knowledge and skills in the fields of science and technology.


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A Thriving Economy

A Thriving


Riyadh Startup Hub

Affiliated with 40 entrepreneurial businesses.

The largest incubator of its kind in the Kingdom dedicated to encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit to take root in Saudi Arabia, the Riyadh Startup Hub is affiliated with 40 entrepreneurial businesses and attracts nearly 4,400 participants annually. It is a dedicated space for entrepreneurs and innovators to grow the seeds of their ideas. 

The Hub won an award in 2021 as one of the best co-working spaces in the Kingdom, especially for its combination of private and shared offices and programming.

*The Riyadh Startup Hub is designed and operated in partnership with Monshaat SMEA


Over one million visitors.

This state-of-the-art science center at the heart of Riyadh is a launchpad for learning. 

For over 10 years, our team at TalentS has led the design, content and operational planning for this world-class initiative. Our ever-developing Saudi team delivers a transformational visitor experience. 

Mishkat was the recipient of the Emirates Energy Award in Education and Capacity Building category. 

TETCO Makerspaces

Creating 130 makerspaces, training over 200 teachers and 10,000 students across the Kingdom. 

The TETCO Makerspaces is a flagship TETCO initiative led by TalentS to fulfill a mammoth task of creating 130 makerspaces to public schools, training over 200 teachers and 10,000 students across the Kingdom. 

The aim of the project was to create spaces in schools that would engage students and teachers in the critical 21st-century skills of STEM, with the approach being fully collaborative, explorative, and cutting-edge.

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