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Obaid brings a woman’s voice to Saudi government

By Barbara Crossette Thoraya Ahmed Obaid ’66 has been named one of 30 women appointees to Saudi Arabia’s traditionally all-male Shura Council, a government advisory body that serves as a sort of legislature in the kingdom, which has no parliament. Obaid, a former executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) with a strong

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