Saudi law permits women to run a business but often this law is not enforced since government officials prevent it. But women-owned businesses are now on the rise. Not surprising considering that that a large portion of the Kingdom’s wealth is in the hands of its women who are believed to be sitting on cash totaling $11.9 billion.
King Abdullah wants to expand women’s role as active members of society and workforce. So let’s see how long it takes for Saudi women as a whole to personify the King’s vision of capable women bringing honor to the family?
Read more on Protected content and then let us know how long you believe it will take before we see more women, like Lubna Olayan, leading Saudi businesses.