3 July

Dina Bseisu

Mental Health Advocate FOLLOW CHALLENGE TO CHANGE Dina Bseisu is the founder of  Challenge to Change. A social enterprise,  the first of its kind in the Middle East, which aims to provide a platform for women to share their experiences and challenges of dealing with issues such as Anxiety, Clinical Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, […]

13 November

Selma Dabbagh

British/Palestinian Lawyer & Novelist FOLLOW SELMA Selma is a Lawyer and an author working and living in London. Selma has been nominated for several awards for her short stories which have been published by Granta, International PEN, Wasafiri, Telegram and The Letters Page. Her first novel, Out of It, (Bloomsbury 2011) set between Gaza, London […]

20 October

Maryam Al-Khawaja

Bahraini Human Rights Defender FOLLOW MARYAM From a family with a long tradition of human rights activism, Maryam Al-Khawaja is a leading voice for citizenship rights and political reform in Bahrain and the Gulf region. In 2012 Maryam was the recipient of the Stieg Larsson Prize for her work to promote democracy and human rights. […]