26 May

Heba Al-Nasser

Asfari Fellow, Chatham House, The Middle East and North Africa Programme FOLLOW HEBA Heba is a Research Fellow with the Queen Elizabeth II for Leadership in International Affairs at Chatham House. She is based at their Middle East and North Africa Programme under the Asfari Fellowship. The focus of her current research is the status […]

12 May

Zeenat Rahman

Expert on Youth, Entrepreneurship and Interfaith Engagement FOLLOW ZEENAT Zeenat Rahman is an expert on youth movements, economic development, entrepreneurship, and interfaith and diversity engagement, with a geographic focus on the Middle East and North Africa. She has more than a decade of experience identifying and implementing innovative solutions working across sectors to achieve concrete […]

8 December

Maya Sanbar

Film Director & Producer “My experience is that everyone has a story to tell, and if that story is told with naked emotional truth, then it can touch others anywhere in the world and contribute to a better understanding of one another.” Maya Sanbar Maya is both a director and a producer specialising in independent […]

18 September

Tina Gharavi

BAFTA-nominated Filmmaker & Academic FOLLOW TINA Tina Gharavi is a filmmaker whose work focuses on ‘untold stories, unheard voices’ and storytelling from the margins. She has been hailed as one of the most inspirational and thought-provoking filmmakers of her generation. Since leaving Iran in 1979 she has been a true nomad (like her great-grandfather from the Bakhtiari […]