19 January

Hina Shamsi

Director, ACLU National Security Project FOLLOW HINA Hina Shamsi is the Director of the ACLU’s National Security Project, which is dedicated to ensuring that U.S. national security policies and practices are consistent with the Constitution, civil liberties, and human rights. She has litigated cases upholding the freedoms of speech and association, and challenging targeted killing, […]

19 October

Nikita Malik

  Senior Researcher, Quilliam Foundation FOLLOW NIKITA Nikita Malik is a journalist and a senior researcher at the Quilliam Foundation, where she focuses on female empowerment against gender extremism. She was educated at the University of Oxford, as well as the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Her areas of interest lie in South […]

8 April

Elmira Bayrasli

Expert on Foreign Policy and Global Entrepreneurship FOLLOW ELMIRA Elmira is visiting fellow at the New America Foundation and a lecturer at New York University on Foreign Policy and Global Entrepreneurship. She is the founder of the World Policy Institute’s Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Project, which builds on the belief that entrepreneurs are a product of his or her […]

2 February

Dr. Nadia Oweidat

Expert on Islam and Political Islam Dr. Nadia Oweidat is an academic with expertise on many aspects of Islam, and Political Islam. She is currently a non-residential Fellow at New America Foundation exploring the challenges to political Islam from within Islam itself. She is also conducting research on Internet trends among Arab youth, analyzing websites […]