There are plenty of women looking for work, and Glowork hopes to help them find employment. But there’s a long way to go before there are enough jobs, especially high-powered ones, open to them in Saudi Arabia. AlMutairi is confident that things are moving in the right direction. And when you look at the progress Glowork has made, it’s not hard to understand her optimism.

Until recently, “it wasn’t something normal to see women working in a supermarket or selling makeup in a store,” AlMutairi pointed out. That’s already changing, she said. There’s nowhere for women to go but up.

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