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10 Quotes By Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud That Will Make You Feel Completely Inspired

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Princess Reema bint Bandar al Saud is an absolute #girlboss.

Not only has she completely helped the sports federation in Saudi Arabia for women, she also had to be a voice for others and an entrepreneur all at once.

Here are some of the most inspiring things she has said:

1. “If you stand still, you give them the power to push you down. If you keep walking, they have to follow you.”

2. “It was imperative to me to create an environment where women felt confident and comfortable coming to work.”

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3. “If you could get over their appearance and try to judge a woman based on her capability rather than her appearance, I think we all, as a global community, would go much farther.”

4. “I guess the glass ceiling is in the West. For us, it’s the glass wall.”

5. “It’s important for me to make sure that the men see and recognize that that woman is their equal.”

6. “These are things that are quick wins. We know we can do them – women in stadiums, women driving – that’s great, but women driving is not the end all, be all of women’s rights.”

7. “The choices that women have today are greater than yesterday and every day they will grow more.” 

8. “It’s time to focus on Saudi women’s capabilities, not their clothes.”

9. “We’re not doing gender equality because the West wants it, or because it will target Human Rights Watch and get them off our backs, or because Amnesty International is going to say ‘great, good job you.’ We’re doing it because it is right.” 

10.“But you have to understand that we’re not working for anybody outside this nation, we’re working for the women of this nation, for the men of our nation, for the evolution to where we need to be, and that’s how we will benefit youth, that’s how we’ll be a global player.”

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