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 […]

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, […]

5 November

Myriam Francois Cerrah

Journalist & Researcher FOLLOW MYRIAM Myriam Francois-Cerrah is a writer and broadcaster with a focus on current affairs, France and the Middle East. She is currently a correspondent for Huffington Post US and a regular contributor to the New Statesman, Middle East Eye and Al Jazeera English. Former assistant editor of emel magazine, she has […]

30 October

Alia Ibrahim

Beirut Based Senior Correspondent Alia Ibrahim is a Beirut based journalist. She joined Al-Arabiya news in 2008 as a Senior correspondent and has since covered news for the channel from across the Middle East. Ibrahim’s coverage of events has taken her since 2011 to most countries of the Arab spring including Yemen, Tunisia, Libya and […]