Why do women outnumber men in technology in the Gulf?
8 February 2014 Last updated at 18:09 GMT
There are proportionally more female tech entrepreneurs in the Middle East than anywhere else in the world, according to a recent US study.
So why are so many Arab women getting into this field? Is it a sign of increasing gender equality or is it because careers in technology fit with traditional values?
Leana Hosea reports.
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