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Palestinian women make strides in tech

Palestinian women make strides in tech

Dura, AP—Growing up in a traditional society, Abeer Abu Ghaith was often told a woman’s future is in her husband’s kitchen. Quietly, the 29-year-old proved everyone wrong. Abu Ghaith has become the first female high-tech entrepreneur in the West Bank,...
Opinion: In search of jobs for Saudi women

Opinion: In search of jobs for Saudi women

Jobs are the problem. But jobs are also the solution to the problem. However, despite our knowledge in this case of both the malady and the cure, there remains a distinct lack of practical solutions available to target the problem—one now quickly threatening to spiral...
Saudi Women Workers Seeking Self-Respect

Saudi Women Workers Seeking Self-Respect

Dammam, Asharq Al-Awsat—At a time when many believe that the major motivation for Saudi women joining the labor force is economic, a new study suggests that more than half of women also seek jobs to improve their social standing or fight boredom. These figures were...