Noam Pawlicki
Noam Pawlicki voted up Anonymous' answer

How about the first Saudi Arabian women to ever be elected to public office (in Saudi Arabia).  They still have to cover their face in public and aren't allowed to drive a car by law (no woman is) or talk directly to men they aren't related to but they will hold public office. 

http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/13/world/first-women-elected-to-office-in-saudi-arabia/

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