12 Arab Women You Should Know // Loujain Alhathloul

Loujain Alhathloul (born July 31, 1989) is a Saudi women’s rights activist and a social media figure. She was ranked 3rd in the list of Top 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015.

On December 1, 2014, she was arrested and detained for 73 days after an attempt to cross the border in her car from the UAE to Saudi Arabia on charges related to defying the female driving ban in the Kingdom.