Alejandro Agag, the CEO of Formula E, the worldwide electric street racing tournament, has revealed that the Saudi General Sport Authority has set official terms in favor of women’s participation in this first-time tournament for the Middle East.
It has been nearly a year since Saudi leadership announced a momentous decree allowing Saudi women to obtain driver's licenses. And since the announcement, it has made concerted efforts to tie this decree into women's wider economic empowerment.
The countdown for the most anticipated, and possibly the biggest, reform push by Saudi authorities on women’s rights and empowerment has begun; only 60 days remain until Saudi women can officially start obtaining driver’s licenses on June 23, 2018.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent interview with American outlet The Atlantic held many strongly worded views and outlook on the future of Saudi Arabia; at the center of which was his firm and clear support of women’s rights, empowerment, and c