31 March

Raghda Abu-Shahla

Humanitarian and Peace Activist Raghda Abu-Shahla is a humanitarian worker and a committed activist for a better future towards peace, security and democracy in Palestine. Her work in Gaza with national and international organizations has enriched her understanding of issues of peace and security. She worked on EU and UK health development projects geared towards […]

8 March

Mossarat Qadeem

De-Radicalisation Expert Mossarat Qadeem works directly with mothers of radicalized youths, using her skill as a communicator and her detailed knowledge of the Quran, she rescues young men—including potential suicide bombers—who are being exploited by extremists. Afterwards, she ensures they are de-radicalized, receive job training and education and helps them with the difficult process of […]

5 February

Honey Al-Sayed

Creative Consultant FOLLOW HONEY “For positive change to occur in the Middle East – civil and social reform must take place and we need to make an effort to understand and accept each other. We must build strong cultural bridges between the Middle East and the West. The only way to do this is through […]

11 July

LEILA SANSOUR

LEILA SANSOUR

An acclaimed Filmmaker FOLLOW LEILA Leila has an unconventional portfolio. She is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, a regular freelancer with ITN news and is the founder and Executive director of Open Bethlehem; an organization that works to bring international commitment to the resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian question using Bethlehem as a gateway into the situation. […]