Dr. Hoda Youssef
Hoda Youssef earned her PhD in Economics from the Political Science Institute at Sciences Po in France. She has been a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University in the United States. Her research portfolio focuses on the field of macroeconomics, particularly monetary and fiscal policy in Egypt, and political economy.
Master’s degree holder from the Political Science Institute at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. Her thesis is titled “Islamic Jihad in Egypt: Between Affiliation with Al-Qaida and the Rejection of Violence.”
Habiba received her bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University, French Section. Her research interests include democratization in the Arab World, Islamist Movements, and European-Mediterranean relations.
A lawyer and legal researcher who is a partner in one of Egypt’s legal offices specializing in international business transactions, international investment, and international arbitration. Acquired his Master of Laws, graduate diploma in Islamic Sharia, and Bachelor of Laws (English Language Department) from the College of Law at Cairo University.
Rabha Seif Allam
Rabha Seif Allam is a master’s student in Cairo University’s Faculty of Economics and Political Science. The title of his thesis is "The Presidential Crisis in Lebanon, 2004-2009." Rabha also attained his bachelor’s degree from Cairo University. His research focuses on Islamist movements, democratization in the Middle East, and the Levant Region.
Salahuddin Al-Jorashi was one of the founders of the Islamic Left Movement. He sits on the executive board of the Tunisian League for the Defense of Human Rights. He founded the Al-Jahith Forum and continues to serve as its president. Salahuddin has written and worked as an editor for several Arab newspapers.
Wael Gamal has a bachelor’s degree and a graduate diploma in political science from Cairo University, in addition to a graduate diploma in finance and investment from the University of Middlesex in London. He is a journalist, researcher, and publishing director for the Egyptian newspaper El- Shorouk, and he is a certified trainer for Reuters and BBC.
Yasser Abdelaziz has his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism. He has worked as a journalist and correspondent for several newspapers, in addition to working as a researcher, trainer, and editor at a number of research centers. Yasser has published several books and research studies, including “The Globalization of News Agencies.” He is also a writer for the Egyptian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm, the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida, and the Omani newspaper Oman.