The Changing Face of Saudi Women: addario_01

Aljazi Alrakan, a dentist and self-described lifestyle blogger, records a social media and blog post at the luxury goods expo at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  Medicine and teaching were careers open to Saudi women early on; both suited a single-sex clientele. With more women than men now in universities, “there are new careers,” Alrakan says. “I look at girls in their early 20s, and I think, They carry themselves more confidently.{quote}

Aljazi Alrakan, a dentist and self-described lifestyle blogger, records a social media and blog post at the luxury goods expo at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Medicine and teaching were careers open to Saudi women early on; both suited a single-sex clientele. With more women than men now in universities, “there are new careers,” Alrakan says. “I look at girls in their early 20s, and I think, They carry themselves more confidently."