Princess Reema Bint Bandar al-Saud (right), the head of Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority, and British Prime Minister Theresa May visit with Saudi girls during a basketball class at the Olympic headquarters in Riyadh on April 5, 2017. “When you live in a community where, overnight, what was a ‘no’ is a ‘yes,’ it’s very hard to rationalize if there’s no ‘why,'” Bandar says.

Princess Reema Bint Bandar al-Saud (right), the head of Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority, and British Prime Minister Theresa May visit with Saudi girls during a basketball class at the Olympic headquarters in Riyadh on April 5, 2017. “When you live in a community where, overnight, what was a ‘no’ is a ‘yes,’ it’s very hard to rationalize if there’s no ‘why,'” Bandar says.