Hopefully this is the beginning of a new era, said Wojdan Shahrkhani. She became the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete at the Olympic Games. This is probably not the new era, but it is significant. The short interview on Saudi women participation at the London Olympics with Raghida Dergham follows. She is Columnist and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent for the London-based Al Hayat. Arabian Business ranked her as number 42 on the list of 100 Most Powerful Arab Women in 2011.
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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah announced women would be given the right to vote and stand in elections.