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Behind Closed Doors, Women Are Leading a Revolution in Saudi Arabia

Holly Williams | Posted 02.02.2015 | World
Holly Williams

On a recent trip to Effat, while on assignment for CBS News, one civil engineering major told me that she and her classmates intend to "invade the workplace" when they graduate in June. "The future is open to them," the dean of graduate studies told me. "They think they can reach to the skies."

Leading by Example: Female IT Experts in Saudi Arabia

Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact

Dr. Akila Sarirete leads by example at the Cisco Academy at Effat University. The mission of the university is to prepare women to be leaders in Saudi...