Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Sarah Sheik Ali

Sarah is a migrant woman of color, a feminist, and a human rights defender from Lebanon, fighting double battles against patriarchy and dictatorships and advocating for the engagement of activists in exile in change-making back home. She is a Ph.D. candidate in political science with a concentration on diaspora and gender at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles. She is the co-founder and executive director of HuMENA for Human Rights and Civic Engagement. She is also a researcher and consultant with significant experience, especially in activism in exile, gender, civic space, democratization, human rights, and women's rights. She is a former researcher at Columbia University-NYC within the project Global Freedom of Expression.

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