Some people break down cultural barriers at warp speed. They thrive in life, even under the most dire circumstances.
NPR's Michaeleen Doucleff (@FoodieScience) introduces one of those individuals. Eqbal Dauqan has made a career as a biochemistry professor in Yemen. But her journey hasn't been easy: Yemen is ranked by the World Economic Forum as the worst country for women's rights.
This segment aired on June 26, 2017.