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Manal Alsharif

Saudi Women’s Rights Activist & Co-Founder Of The Women2drive Campaign
Ethical Technologists Society

In 2011, after Manal posted a video of herself driving in Saudi Arabia, she was imprisoned for “driving while female.” She was pardoned on the condition of remaining silent, but bravely continued to publicly oppose the ban until it was lifted in 2018.

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Events featuring Manal Alsharif
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