Hesham Shafick

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/hesham-shafick  Hesham is interested in the politics of ignorance, unknowing, and epistemic distancing, particularly in relation to coloniality and postcolonial states in North Africa. His work was published in academic journals like Review of African Political Economy and Interface, and political e-zines like Jadaliyya, Opendemocracy, Ceasefire, and LSE...

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Mostafa El-Sayed Hussin

Researcher at the Arab Center for Law and Society Studies (ACLSS) in Paris. He specializes in visual anthropology, cinema and sociology, and is interested in analyzing strategies of cyber oppression and power-resistance relations in postmodern societies, and the role that the development of communication technology plays in shaping a society’s culture and resistance to tyranny.

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George T. Abed

George T. Abed was Director of the Middle Eastern Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from July 2002 until December 2003. Prior to taking up that position, he was Deputy Director of the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department from 1997–2002. Mr. Abed first joined IMF staff in 1975, after a holding a position as Assistant

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Abla Abdel-Latif

Dr. Abla Abdel Latif is currently the Chairwoman of the Presidential Advisory Council for Economic Development; a Member of the Central Bank of Egypt’s Coordinating Council, and Board Member of the National Bank of Egypt – the first female in this position. In 2013, she was honored with membership of the Committee of Fifty, whose

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Sherif Kamel

Sherif Kamel is Professor and Dean of the School of Business at the American University in Cairo and President of AmCham Egypt. Follow Sherif on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherifhkamel https://www.mei.edu/experts/sherif-kamel

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Hisham Fahmy

Hisham Fahmy is CEO of AmCham Egypt Inc., a mirror organization for AmCham Egypt based in Washington D.C., and advisor to the AmCham Egypt Board of Governors. Prior to January 2016, Fahmy had served as executive director, then CEO of AmCham Egypt since December 1999 and as general manager from 1987 to 1993. Fahmy has organized over 32

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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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