21 July

Kholoud Mansour

Consultant and Researcher, Syria FOLLOW KHOLOUD Kholoud Mansour is a Syrian consultant and researcher. Kholoud is currently a senior consultant for Local to Global Protection Initiative (L2GP) and a former Academy Senior Fellow at Chatham House. She is affiliated with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) in Lund University in Sweden. Her current research […]

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 […]

27 April

Maryam Jamshidi

Expert on Civil Society and Transitional Justice in the Arab World  FOLLOW MARYAM Maryam Jamshidi is a lawyer and writer with nearly ten years of experience working on issues relating to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Her prior experiences include providing legal representation to a number of regional governments, working at a local […]

30 January

Samar Samir Mezghanni

Writer and Academic “The Arab Spring revolutionised our streets and our politics but not our societies. We still need an intellectual revolution where we don’t simply copy the western model but develop our own model of freedom and democracy; a model that takes into account the things that matter to us. Religion will always be […]

16 December

Dala Ghandour

Family Lawyer specialist in Sharia’a Law Dala is a young Lebanese lawyer and mediator who specialises in family law, mainly in Sharia’a issues, with a specific focus on women’s rights. As a certified CPM and CEDR mediator, Dala is a consultant at the Lebanese Mediation Centre at the Chamber of Commerce of Beirut and Mount-Lebanon. […]