24 May

Samar Al Dreamly

Award winning Journalist, Gaza Samar is an award winning journalist based in Gaza specialising in women’s affairs. She is coordinator for the media program in Women Affairs Centre based in Gaza City, and a chief editor for Al Ghaidaa Magazine issued by the centre. Al Ghaidaa is the only magazine in Gaza Strip specializing in women’s […]

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 […]

25 November

Mariam Veiszadeh

Lawyer, Community Rights Advocate, and Commentator. Proud Ambassador for Welcome to Australia Topping the list of ‘12 Muslim Australians Who Crushed It In 2014‘, by US news media website Buzzfeed, Mariam Veiszadeh was acknowledged for “leading the charge against Islamophobia”. Mariam’s strong advocacy against Islamophobia recently made global headlines as she endured months of cyberbullying for […]

23 June

Jamila Afghani

Islamic Scholar and Social Activist, Afghanistan Jamila Afghani is director of the Noor Educational and Capacity Development Organzation (NECDO), a local Afghan women’s NGO serving women, youth, and children. The NECDO is dedicated to building capacity and leading educational activities. Since 2000, Jamila has been working as an activist in the area of gender and […]

11 May

Anushay Hossain

Expert on Global Women’s Issues FOLLOW ANUSHAY Anushay Hossain is a Bangladeshi journalist based in Washington, DC. She launched Anushay’s Point in 2009, and her work is regularly featured on Forbes Woman, Huffington Post, and The New York Times/Women in the World. Anushay spent a decade as a feminist policy analyst on Capitol Hill before […]