Eight agents of change – As the "Arab Spring" movement has spread over the Middle East, women are seeing the promise of change and the ability to take part and affect that change. Here we feature eight women who will likely continue to influence those changes. Manal al Sharif spearheaded the "#Women2Drive" movement in Saudi Arabia -- openly defying the country's ban on women driving.
Eight agents of change – Dalia Ziada, Egypt Director of the American Islamic Congress, founded the first partisan womens' organizatin in Egypt, is an award-winning blogger and says women's biggest challenge is "how they see themselves."
Eight agents of change – Maria Al-Masani, a public relations specialist based in Canada, founded the "Yemen Rights Monitor." "My goal is to save lives by making it easier for the media to shine light on human rights abuses in Yemen."