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 […]

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 […]

20 January

Diana Buttu

International Lawyer and Consultant “Diana Buttu is the closest thing to a Palestinian Makeover” The Economist FOLLOW DIANA Diana Buttu is a Canadian-Palestinian human rights attorney. A lawyer specializing in negotiations, international law, and international human rights law, Diana served from 2000-2005 as a legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team and later to PA […]

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 […]

3 December

Honey Thaljieh

Co-Founder of Women’s Football in Palestine FOLLOW HONEY “In Palestine, football is a platform and a voice to communicate a different story to the rest of the world; a story not about death and misery but a story of endurance, team work, enjoyment, and a celebration of life. I hope for peace and justice. I […]