Wafa’ Abdel Rahman
Founder and Director of Filastiniyat.
Founder and Chief Editor of Nawa.
Television Host and Media Analyst.
Wafa’ Abdel Rahman is the founder and general director of Filastiniyat, a Palestinian non-governmental organization committed to supporting the equitable participation of women and youth at all levels of public discourse. She is also the founder and chief editor of Nawa, a feminist news agency.
Abdel Rahman was chosen as an Eisenhower Fellow in 2007 and was subsequently selected as the Ward Wheelock Fellow, an award given annually to a recognized leader from the Middle East who has best demonstrated a commitment to public causes. She is a television host and media analyst, and has published many articles in local and regional newspapers. Abdel Rahman has a Master’s degree in the Politics of Alternative Development Strategies from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague.
Last modified: 01/08/2019