Contributors

Azza Sultan

Azza Sultan is a Sudanese American queer activist, currently serving as the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Program Advisor at OutRight Action International. She came to OutRight in 2020 from Grindr, where she was the associate director of...

Noura Aljizawi

Noura Aljizawi is a researcher at the Citizen Lab at Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto. She focuses her research on the intersection of information and communication technology, human rights, and global security. You can...

Ahmed Morsy

Ahmed Morsy is the Manager of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) program at the American Political Science Association (APSA), and the co-founder of the Arab Political Science Network (APSN). He received his PhD in international relations from the...

Marie-Christine Ghreichi

Marie-Christine Ghreichi received her Master’s from Sciences Po, Paris specializing in international security with a focus on diplomacy and the Middle East region. After completing her studies in the United States where she supported a transitional justice research collaborative, she...

Emadeddin Badi

Emadeddin Badi is a researcher who specializes in governance, post-conflict stabilization, hybrid security and peace building. He has regularly provided consultancy to international organizations, agencies, and civil society organizations on programming and activities through capacity building, research and strategic planning....

Inès Osman

Inès Osman is a French-Algerian human rights lawyer and the co-founder and director of MENA Rights Group, a legal advocacy NGO which defends and promotes fundamental rights and freedoms in the Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to this,...

Habiba Abdelaal

Habiba Abdelaal is a graduate student studying public administration and non-profit management, focusing on women, gender, and sexuality studies. She also works as a graduate researcher for Ohio University's Women's Center and has volunteered and worked in many NGOs, civic...

Hussein Baoumi

Hussein Baoumi is a researcher, currently working for Amnesty International as an Egypt and Libya researcher. Prior to joining Amnesty International, Hussein was Bassem Sabry Fellow with Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy in Washington D.C, an international fellow with...

Marwa Fatafta

Marwa Fatafta leads Access Now’s work on digital rights in the Middle East and North Africa region as the MENA Policy Manager. She is an advisory board member of the Palestinian digital rights organization 7amleh, and a policy analyst at...

Aymen Abderrahmen

Aymen Abderrahmen is a program coordinator within the Leadership Practice at IREX in Washington D.C. Previously, he worked with Georgetown University, the Eurasia Foundation, BBC Media Action, and Search for Common Ground. Aymen served as the TIMEP-Atlas Corps Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellow in...