A gallery at Time Magazine offered a set of photographs that counter the frequent representations of Saudi women as (veiled) and downtrodden.  The slide show features professional women at work.

Daneh Abuahmed, Rotana’s head of information technology:


Dr. Maha Al Muneef, Executive Director of the National Family Safety Program:


Sultana al Rowaili, the head of human resources at Rotana:


Members of the National Family Safety Program:


Norah Al Malhooq, administrator King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre:



Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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