Deborah Lehr

Deborah Lehr serves as the Chairman of the Antiquities Coalition. She is also the founding Chairman of the Capitol Archaeological Institute at The George Washington University. In that capacity, she launched the International Coalition to raise the profile of the looting of antiquities in Egypt, resulting in a private-public partnership with the Egyptian government. In

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Sarah El Battouty

Sarah El Battouty is a non-resident scholar at MEI. She is an award-winning architect with 18 years’ experience in the field of green and environmental building. Sarah is the founder of one of Egypt’s leading environmental design and auditing companies, ECOnsult, which has carried out the most certified energy-saving projects in Egypt. Her design work spans from

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Eugenio Dacrema

Eugenio Dacrema is an Associate Research Fellow for the MENA Centre at ISPI. Currently, he is a PhD student at the University of Trento. He completed his bachelors at the University of Pavia and his master degree at the University of Bologna in International Sciences with a specialisation in development economics. He studied Arabic for

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Angie Omar

Angie Omar is a writer, documentary maker, and producer. She began writing and producing after receiving her master’s degree in communications, production, and film from the American University in Washington D.C. She is now a journalist at France 24 in the Washington bureau and an entrepreneur in media production. Follow Angie Omar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/angieomar10

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Amy Fallas

” shape=”square”] Personal Statement: I am a historian of the Modern Middle East and late Ottoman Empire from the late nineteenth into the twentieth centuries. I received my MA from Yale University in 2018 with a thesis exploring the domain of religious diplomacy between foreign missionaries in Egypt and their co-religionists. My current research examines

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Nourhan Fahmy

https://atlascorps.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Headshot-Nourhan-Fahmy_small.jpg Nourhan has worked as a journalist in several Egypt-based news outlets including Daily News Egypt, Aswat Masriya, and Mada Masr, focusing on legal and judicial developments in her writing. She also worked as a researcher and archivist at the Law & Society Research Unit at the...

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Colette Salemi

Colette Salemi is a Ph.D. student and research assistant at the University of Minnesota. Salemi is a microeconomist focused on labor and economic activity in developing countries and is currently working on projects related to forced displacement and refugee policy as well. She earned her Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Harris School of

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