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A New Kind of Saudi Woman

Posted October 19, 2011 | 02:29 PM (EST)

She is 20. She tweets and Facebooks. She loves good books, hanging out with her friends and spending time with family. She's hooked on CNN.

She is a student, a daughter, a sister and friend.

She is Mariam, the delegate from Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia.

Perhaps it's the entrenched stereotypes...

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How Girls Can Change the World

Posted October 18, 2011 | 12:45 PM (EST)

On a certifiably gorgeous afternoon in Paris, 21 young women gathered from their respective countries for the second G(irls) 20 Summit. It is just two weeks before the world's most influential leaders will make a similar trip to France for the sixth G20 Summit on Financial Markets and the world...

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