Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Eman Al Nafjan

Eman Al Nafjan

Industry: Culture & Society

Designation: Blogger, activist

Country: Saudi Arabia

English teacher Eman Nafan became a household name when she joined a campaign against Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers in 2011.

The mother of three joined tens of other women in the kingdom to defy its ban on female drivers when she drove around her Riyadh neighbourhood for 15 minutes two years ago.  Al Nafjan is also a renowned blogger, regularly writing about Saudi social and cultural issues.