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Wafa’ Abdel Rahman

Major Positions

Founder and Director of Filastiniyat.
Founder and Chief Editor of Nawa.
Television Host and Media Analyst.

Major Accomplishments

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

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