Nadia Hijab

Executive Director, Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network

Nadia Hijab co-founded and is now the Executive Director of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, a global think tank launched in 2010 to put a stronger Palestinian policy voice on the map. She is a frequent public speaker and media commentator and a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies. Hijab served at the United Nations for 10 years and, as a tireless human rights advocate, has co-founded or participated in several campaigns for Palestinian human rights in the United States. Hijab’s first book, Womanpower: The Arab debate on women at work was published by Cambridge University Press and she co-authored Citizens Apart: A Portrait of the Palestinians in Israel (I.B. Tauris)

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