--Reem Asaad, from the Foreword
"From flower growers and clothes designers to web developers and management consultants, the women profiled in Arab Women Rising will change foreign views of Arab women and inject much-needed optimism into projections about the fate of the Arab world."
--Barbara Slavin, senior fellow, The Atlantic Council
"A superb effort to document what it takes to be an agent of change, to challenge the status quo, and to lead through example. Well done, Knowledge@Wharton."
--Nima Abu-Wardeh, founder, cashy.me, and BBC presenter
"A groundbreaking collection of voices from the frontlines of a true women's-led revolution in the Arab world--one built on innovation, creativity, perseverance, and sacrifice."
--Maria M. Ebrahimji, cofounder, I Speak for Myself, Inc.
"An important testament to where Arab women stand in the twenty-first century world today."
--Alison Wright, photographer and author of Face to Face: Portraits of the Human Spirit
"Full of fascinating stories of women who overcame obstacles...to make it in the male-dominated world of Arab business. Whether it was trash, T-shirts, or hi-tech, they grabbed opportunities and rose to the top through smarts, gumption, and determination."
--Caryle Murphy, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, A Kingdom's Future
"A must-read for anyone wanting to know more about the heroic achievements of Arab women in bridging the gender gap in enterprise and business."
--Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, author, Cables from Kabul
"The bold women featured here will amaze and inspire you."
--Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Network, and author, Bold Women, Big Ideas