Omnia Gadalla

Omnia Gadalla is an assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Sharia at Al-Azhar University (Business Law Department), a Master of Laws researcher at Al-Azhar University, and founded of the #HerHonorSettingTheBar (#المنصة_حقها) Initiative in 2014 which mainly fights against the the ban on Egyptian women judges. Omnia was selected by the French Ministry of

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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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Joey Shea

Joey Shea is a researcher focusing on the social, economic, and political impacts of technology in the Middle East. She previously worked as a researcher at the American University in Cairo. In 2017, she received her M.A. from the University of Toronto in Political Science. https://timep.org/people/contributors/joey-shea/ Follow Joey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/joey_shea

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Zaha Hassan

Zaha Hassan is a human rights lawyer and visiting fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research focus is on Palestine-Israel peace, the use of international legal mechanisms by political movements, and U.S. foreign policy in the region. Previously, she was the coordinator and senior legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team during

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Rabab El-Mahdi

Rabab El-Mahdi is associate professor of political science at The American University in Cairo. She wrote her dissertation on the impact of neo-liberal economic reconstruction on changing patterns of state-civil society relations in Egypt and Bolivia. El-Mahdi’s research interests cover the areas of state-civil society relations, social movements and resistance, as well as the political

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