DPI Alum Monique Jaques featured in NY Times Sunday Review

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

Photo through the front windshield of a car as two Saudi women adjust the mirrors

Majdoleen Alateeq, left, teaches Jawaher Al Mutlag at the Saudi Driving School at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Credit: Monique Jaques for The New York Times

Photos by Monique Jaques (BFA '08) were featured in print and online in this week's The New York Times Sunday Review. The article entitled "The Prince Who Would Remake the World," focuses on how the recent policy changes made by the Saudi Crown Prince––specifically, those that empower women––have affected and will continue to affect the daily lives of Muslims around the world. Jaques' photos show glimpses of women's lives in the newly moderized parts of Saudi society. See some examples below.

A woman teaches another woman how to drive on a virtual machine.

Students practicing on a driving school's simulators. Credit: Monique Jaques for The New York Times

A woman watches the sunset over the water while a man sits on a picnic blanket.

Saudis celebrating the last day of Ramadan this month by breaking their fast on the waterfront in Jeddah. Credit: Monique Jaques for The New York Times