Baeshen spent years living, working and studying in the U.S.
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In its quest to portray changes about women's role in the kingdom, Saudi Arabia has turned to a once-unlikely messenger – one of its daughters – to make its case to the West.Baeshen, the first woman to hold an embassy post, is no stranger to life behind the wheel of a car. The Saudi-born Baeshen spent years living, working and studying in the United States, affording an easy fluency in the routines of American life that many Westerners see as irreconcilable with the country she represents.Baeshen pointed out that King Salman has issued a decree to review how the guardianship system is applied, though it's unclear if the rules will be eased.
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