Alnajdi thinks her work has demonstrated the power of social media to connect the world and help to create a business; "I think my work proves that with a bit of ambition and persistence, it's possible for any young person in Saudi Arabia to build a successful business...People are proud of me and I think I'm a good example of an Arab girl who managed to reach people from across the world with her work."
It's no surprise when a celebrity amasses a pretty substantial Instagram following overnight.
But that's no easy task for the average Instagrammer. That's why the Instagram account of Ahlam Alnajdi is so impressive. Alnajdi's account has surpassed one million followers, making it one of the most popular Instagrams in the Arab world. When you see Alnajdi's "food" pictures, you'll understand why.
Check out the slideshow above to see this "food" Instagrams that are taking the world by storm.