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 […]

13 November

Samar Fatany

Broadcaster and Columnist As former Head of the English Service and Chief Broadcaster at Jeddah Radio Station, Samar hosted many cultural, religious and current events program over a period of 30 years. Through her work Samar has made significant contributions in social awareness campaigns and participated in global interfaith dialogue events. Author of several books including Saudi […]

8 November

Alanoud Alsharekh

Kuwaiti  gender and citizenship consultant FOLLOW ALANOUD Winner of the 2013-2014 Arab Prize for Reform and Rebirth in the Middle East (Survival, 2012). Alanoud is a gender and citizenship consultant currently working on a UNDP-WRCS project on national women married to non-nationals in the GCC States.  She has also consulted on gender politics for UNIFEM, Freedom House, and UNDP projects on academic […]