5 Inspiring Women to Follow on Social Media in Honor of Saudi National Day

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In honor of Saudi National Day, celebrated this past Friday on September 23rd, Savoir Flair has compiled a list of women from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who deserve recognition for their tireless dedication to making a positive impact on the world – whether it’s through philanthropic or creative endeavors. Discover five inspiring Saudi women you should know and follow on social media today.

1

Princess Ameerah Al Taweel

As beautiful as she is compassionate, Princess Ameerah Al Taweel is championed for her efforts to empower women and extensive work with orphanages in Pakistan and Somalia.

Follow her, here.

2

Haifaa Al Mansour

Haifaa Al Mansour is best known as the first female Saudi director to have her film nominated for an Oscar. Despite her often-controversial work, she’s determined to make a difference for Arab women through her films.

Follow her, here.

3

Razan Alazzouni

This young and talented designer has dressed everyone from Emma Roberts to Elizabeth Banks. Follow her Instagram account for a daily dose of sartorial inspiration with a side of whimsy.

Follow her, here.

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4

Nadine Al Budair

Outspoken television host Nadine Al Budair is a liberal journalist who is based in Qatar. She was recently acknowledged for stopping her own newscast to speak out against the Brussels bombings.

Follow her, here.

5

Ahd Kamel

New York-trained actress Ahd Kamel is best known for her role in the Saudi drama Wadjda. She’s currently spending her time behind the camera to film her first feature in her hometown of Jeddah.

Follow her, here.

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