Omnia Khalil is a Ph.D. student at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), anthropology program, and adjunct lecturer at Hunter College, CUNY. She is a cofounder of
Dr. Ahmed Wagih is an associate at a top global engineering firm. He has previously worked as a freelance consultant for many regional & international organizations, and he taught graduate
David Degner is a freelance photographer working mainly for magazines and newspapers, represented by Getty Reportage. He will be living in Cairo, Egypt, for the foreseeable future, and his apartment
Mosa’ab Elshamy is a Cairo-based freelance photojournalist who specializes in news, politics, and current affairs. He has covered the Egyptian revolution and the latest Gaza war, as well as in-depth
Jonathan Rashad is a self-taught documentary photographer who grew up in Cairo and started his career in 2008. He has covered events in Egypt as they have unfolded over the
Amir Beshay is a student at New York University working on a master’s degree in urban science. After completing his degree in computer science and engineering in Cairo, Egypt, Mr.
Amr Khalifa is an analyst and freelance journalist who has been published in Ahram Online, Mada Masr, Muftah, and Daily News Egypt.
Sara Khorshid is an Egyptian journalist, writer, and policy analyst who has covered Egypt and the region, as well as Muslim-Western relations, for the past 12 years. Her articles have
Ziya Meral is a Turkish researcher and writer. He frequently comments in international media and lectures across the world on developments in the Middle East and Turkey. He has given
Imad Mesdoua is a political analyst specializing in North Africa, the Sahel, and West Africa. He has previously worked as a political risk analyst and as a consultant in the