Engineering is no longer limited to men in modern Saudi society. Today more than 1,400 Saudi women are engineers working in a variety of specialties and professional levels who are registered at the engineering commission.
Venturing into a unique Australian-inspired concept for the kingdom’s coffee drinkers, a Saudi businesswoman has revealed plans to employ Saudi female baristas at her coffee shop Al Hail, in the northern west region of Saudi Arabia, serving male and fe
Mariam Al-Harbi became one of the most prominent female figures in the Saudi tourism industry in part by winning the title of the best tour guide for 2017, surpassing her competitors—all male—although she has only been in business for four years.
In direct contradiction with some of the more conservative attitudes to be found in Saudi society, a handful of determined women have begun to take on men at their own game in the field of trade vocations.