Women In The Vanguard: A Force for Secularism in the Arab World with Nadia Hijab

Nadia Hijab is director of Development Analysis and Communication Services, and an independent consultant to the United Nations and other international organizations on gender, human rights, and human development.

Hijab's first book, Womanpower: The Arab Debate on Women at Work was published by Cambridge University Press, and she has written widely on the subject of women in the Middle East.

Hijab is also Senior Fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies, an independent non-profit research organization and a leading resource on the Arab-Israeli conflict. She co-authored Citizens Apart: A Portrait of Palestinians in Israel published by I. B. Tauris.

She is a syndicated columnist for AgenceGlobal, and a frequent public speaker and media commentator. She was Editor - in- Chief of the London-based Middle East magazine before moving to New York to join the United Nations, which she left in 2000 to establish DACS. She has served as co-chair of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and is a past president of the Association of Arab American University Graduates.


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