Dylan Johnson is a senior at the Stern School of Business at New York University, studying business and political economy. He was an intern at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East
Mohamed Ezz is a senior at the University of Alexandria completing a B.A. in sociology. Currently, he is residing in Cairo, where he is researching urban areas and the social
Islam Barakat is a researcher of freedom of religion and belief at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.
Tarek Hussein is an Egyptian lawyer, researcher, and human rights defender.
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.