See How These Arab Women Defy Convention and Live Adventurously
This post originally appeared on Style.com/Arabia
Next April, a number of Middle Eastern women will join an excursion to the North Pole in an effort to foster dialogue and understanding between Western and Middle Eastern women. It's a big step for women from the region, as those brave enough to go aren't only proving their own athletic prowess and endurance, but paving the way for all Middle Eastern women.
Style.com/Arabia's Fitness Guru, Dannielle Blaker, spoke to three inspiring Arab women who are defying conventions with each mountain they scale, and who are using their own climbing excursions to empower other Middle Eastern to destroy stereotypes. Read on to meet the women who are proving that societal conventions don't define them-- or what they're capable of.