2 April

Dalia Ziada

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Leading Egyptian Human Rights Activist FOLLOW DALIA Dalia Ziada is a leading Egyptian human rights activist, socio-political analyst and writer championing women’s rights, civil rights, and liberal democratization She was selected by The Diplomatic Courier as one of the 99 Foreign Policy Leaders under 33 (2013), named by Newsweek for two years in a row (2011-2012) as […]

19 January

Dr Shereen Hussein

Demographer, King’s College London FOLLOW SHEREEN Dr Shereen Hussein is a Principal Research Fellow (Chair) at King’s College London. She is a demographer with sound statistical and economic background. Her current research focuses on ageing demographics; welfare policies, long-term care (LTC) and migration. She has led research streams on migrant workers and global care; transnational […]

24 September

Nahed Eltantawy

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Journalism Professor FOLLOW NAHED Nahed Eltantawy is an Egyptian-American Journalism Professor. She is currently an Associate Professor of Journalism at High Point University, North Carolina where she teaches a variety of courses in convergent journalism and women and gender studies. Eltantawy grew up in Cairo, Egypt, where she earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from […]

24 September

Laura El-Tantawy

© David Alan Harvey Egyptian photographer FOLLOW LAURA Laura El-Tantawy is an award-winning Egyptian photographer. Born in Worcestershire, England to Egyptian parents and growing up between Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the US, her work explores memory and identity with a focus on social and environmental issues, particularly those pertaining to her own background. In 2002, […]

15 February

Ahdaf Soueif

Best-Selling Egyptian Author and Commentator  FOLLOW AHDAF Ahdaf Soueif is the author of the best-selling book The Map of Love (Bloomsbury 2000), shortlisted for the Booker Prize for fiction in 1999 and translated into more than 30 languages, as well as the well-loved In the Eye of the Sun and the collection of short stories, […]