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Eman al Nafjan

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Occupation  writer, educator
Role  Blogger

Name  Eman al-Nafjan
Children  three
Residence  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Alma mater  University of Birmingham

Education  University of Birmingham

Driving in Saudi with @saudiwoman

Eman al-Nafjan is a Saudi Arabian blogger.

Nafjan was born in Saudi Arabia, the daughter of a Saudi military officer. She earned a bachelor's degree in English and worked as a school teacher and later a university teaching assistant. She earned a master's degree in Teaching English as a foreign language from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. She then taught pre-med English at a university. Currently she is working towards a PhD in linguistics.

In February 2008, she began blogging as 'Saudiwoman', writing about Saudi social and cultural issues with a focus on women. She lives in Riyadh and has three children.

On 17 June 2011, she drove a car in Riyadh as part of a women's driving campaign during the 2011 Saudi Arabian protests.


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