6 July

Rama Chakaki

Social Entrepreneur FOLLOW RAMA Rama Chakaki has 22 years of experience in management, strategic planning and communications. Her passion is to promote a collaborative approach, invest in social enterprises, use technology for social development and nurture a generation of social entrepreneurs among youth and women in the Arab world. In 2007 Rama setup Baraka Ventures investing […]

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 […]

12 May

Zeenat Rahman

Expert on Youth, Entrepreneurship and Interfaith Engagement FOLLOW ZEENAT Zeenat Rahman is an expert on youth movements, economic development, entrepreneurship, and interfaith and diversity engagement, with a geographic focus on the Middle East and North Africa. She has more than a decade of experience identifying and implementing innovative solutions working across sectors to achieve concrete […]

27 April

Raha Moharrak

Saudi Mountaineer FOLLOW RAHA ­ In 2013 Raha Moharrak became the first Saudi woman to have climbed Mount Everest. From a young age Raha had a curious nature and was blessed with parents who never asked her to change, who taught her to dream big and live even bigger.  Although her society was conservative, she […]

16 December

Dala Ghandour

Family Lawyer specialist in Sharia’a Law Dala is a young Lebanese lawyer and mediator who specialises in family law, mainly in Sharia’a issues, with a specific focus on women’s rights. As a certified CPM and CEDR mediator, Dala is a consultant at the Lebanese Mediation Centre at the Chamber of Commerce of Beirut and Mount-Lebanon. […]