I am honored to have a mention among the top 100 global thinkers of 2011. The magic of internet and social media that I was heard despite being just an average Saudi woman with no platform. And just by starting a blog and writing, the internet enabled my voice to be heard across oceans. Honestly it is a miracle.
Sitting at home reading the news, listening to the people around me at work, study and social obligations talk and then taking that with my personal experience I was able to translate it to a Saudi experience that people, if not relate to, can at least understand no matter their background.
Manal Al Sharif and I on the list here
An article I wrote for Foreign Policy titled What do Saudi women want?