24 June

Samah Jabr

Photography by: Dols Leading Palestinian Psychiatrist Dr. Jabr is a leading psychiatrist, psychotherapist and a trainer practising in the public and the private sectors within Palestine in her native city of Jerusalem and in the West Bank. She is a graduate of the first cohort of the School of Medicine at Al Quds University and […]

10 April

Joumana Jabri

Strategist for Social Issues FOLLOW JOUMANA “The region named the ‘Arab World’ has so much potential. That’s where my passion lies: unfolding that potential towards a more mature society.” Joumana Al Jabri Joumana’s work revolves around developing and mobilising strategies and processes aimed at addressing critical social issues in select countries in the Arab region. […]

4 March

Laila El-Haddad

Journalist and Social Media Activist from Gaza FOLLOW LAILA Laila El-Haddad is an award-winning writer, social media activist, and parent-of-three from Gaza City. She is the author of Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting, and Everything In Between and co-author of the critically acclaimed The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey. From 2003-2007, El-Haddad was the […]

28 February

Huwaida Arraf

Lawyer and Human Rights Advocate FOLLOW HUWAIDA Huwaida Arraf is a Palestinian-American lawyer and human rights advocate. She is co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), which has twice been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Huwaida is co-editor of the book Peace Under Fire: Israel, Palestine, and the International Solidarity Movement. Huwaida was one […]

18 February

Huda Nassar

Awareness Foundation, Director for the Middle East Huda Nassar is the Director for the Middle East at the Awareness Foundation, a Christian charity founded under the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2003 to, among other things, build up understanding between the East and the West and strengthen and sustain Christians in the Middle […]