Dr. Amer Bani Amer
Dr. Amer Bani Amer is the founder and general director of Al-Hayat Center – Rased, established in 2006, leading a range of pioneering development projects and programs in Jordan and across the MENA region. He’s a major advocate of gender mainstreaming in political and democratic life and focuses on implementing community-based programs to empower women and build their capacities.
Dr. Alexandra-Andreea Rusu
Alexandra Rusu graduated from the Doctoral School of the National University of Arts in Bucharest, obtaining a doctorate in Fine Arts and Decorative Arts. She is currently working as a curator at Filipescu-Cesianu House (Bucharest Municipality Museum), the first museum of urban anthropology in Romania. Her research focuses on dress history and anthropological perspectives on traditional weaving techniques. In her writings, she also addresses social history and urban anthropology issues, with Bucharest as a case study. She is (co-) author of several articles, collective contributions, e-books and is a member of the Union of Fine Artists in Romania (UFAR) respectively The Association of Dress Historians (UK).
Dr. Shiho Hansen
Shiho Hansen has got Ph.D. in International Health (Medical Science) from the Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University. Her current position is Research & Development Advisor, at Sámi Norwegian National Advisory Unit for Mental Health and Substance Use (SANKS), Finnmark Hospital Trust, Norway. Her areas of Interest are health behaviors & adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Central America (Nicaragua, Guatemala & Honduras).
Dr. Khaled Igbaria
Khaled Igbaria is a Lecturer at Kaye Academic College in Israel. He has got his PhD in Arabic Modern Literature, from the University of Edinburgh and his M.A and B.A in Arabic Language and Literature, Tel Aviv University. His research fields and interests are literary feminism, realism and intertextuality within narratives and poetry. His last article is: (2020) Arab Spring Revolutions throughout Modern Arabic Poetry. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 8(4): 142-153.
Dr. Ahlam Othman
Dr. Ahlam Othman is an Associate Professor of English Language & Literature at the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, British University in Egypt. She gained her doctorate in English Literature from Al-Azhar University, Egypt. She also has a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Othman is a member of the Egyptian Writers’ Union, board member of the Egyptian Society of Comparative Literature, editor of Muqaranat, an annual peer-reviewed journal, and reviewer for the National Center for Translation. Her research interests are Comparative Literature, Literary Translation and Comparative Poetics.
Dr. Suparna Das
Suparna Das is teaching as Assistant Professor of Economics in Asian University for Women since Fall 2019. She has obtained doctorate in Economics with Summa Cum Laude from Central European University, Hungary in 2019. After completing MA in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (India), she has gained fifteen years of research experience in various international and national institutes, think tanks and NGOs of India. Her research focuses on economic development with special emphasis on gender inequalities, household behaviour, and poverty.
Dr. Laura Diamanti
Laura Diamanti holds a Ph.D. in General and Historical Linguistics and of Modern Languages (University Guglielmo Marconi of Rome) and a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (University of Macerata). Her research interests include Ecolinguistics and Eco-translation, English Language and Translation, Textual Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Gender
Markedness, Grammaticalization. She is Member of: – IEA, The International Ecolinguistics Association; – the Gender Studies Network – ESSE; – Challenging Precarity A Global Network; – JJIF The James Joyce Italian Foundation. She is Lecturer of English Language at the 1st Cycle Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio.
Ms. Gloria Nyambura Kenyatta
Ms. Gloria Nyambura Kenyatta is a Kenyan Ph.D. Student in Political Science at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and a research fellow at the Arnold Bergstraesser Institute in Freiburg, Germany- a research institute working on socio-political issues in the Global South including Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. She is also the Deputy Clerk of Bomet County Assembly, a devolved legislature in Kenya. Her areas of interest include; gender equity, citizen engagement, political participation, devolved governance, public policy, volunteerism and community development. She was also a Speaker at the 3rd Global Conference on Women’s Studies.
Mr. Mohammad Amaan Siddiqui
Mohammad Amaan Siddiqui is a student pursuing a B.A. in International Studies at the American University of Sharjah, currently on an exchange semester at the University of Sussex in the UK. His interests span political studies, international relations, macroeconomic theory, and activist and feminist studies. Amaan is also a blogger (thevigilantmind) and author, having written a chapter in ‘Novus Politika.’
Ms. Grace Chenxin Liu
Grace Chenxin Liu is a researcher, advocate, award-winning junior journalist, artist, and humanitarian from America. She is a United Nations & TEDx Speaker, member of the Global WOMENSCONF Scientific Committee, 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures and the Junior Academy of the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Stevens Initiative Alumni. As the Founder of Sharing to Empower, GLAM Ambassador, UNHCR Youth Champion, Global Youth Challenge Winner, and 2x national winner of NCACLS Speech Contest, she has more than 40 pieces of writing and artwork featured in academic journals, anthologies, newspapers, books, conference proceedings, and social media.
Ciera Merli (they/them) is a Graduate student at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy. They specialize in 20th Century Italian Art (spec. Scuola Romana and Antifacist art), Feminist Art History, and Queer Studies. They are currently working on their master’s thesis on Jewish-Italian artist Antonietta Raphael Mafai and have a special interest in witchcraft. They are the current President of the Art History Society at John Cabot.
Ms. Tirna Chatterjee
Tirna Chatterjee is a PhD scholar in the department of Cinema Studies in the School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi, India. She is from Calcutta and enjoys the company of cats and her interests are her subjective lack of interest in things and studies of everyday life, boredom, cities, affect theory, disinterest, leisure and the relations between eventative and non-eventative history writing.
Mrs. María José Erazo
María José Erazo, feminist, Economist, and a master’s Student in Social Science at the Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas in El Salvador. She works as a specialist at the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare. Her research focuses on labor market trends, dynamics and structure, and gender inequalities. Her areas of interest include feminist studies, macroeconomic theory, public policy on employment, and social protection systems.
Ms. Salome Thomas
Salome Thomas have completed post graduate and post graduate diploma in research at Christ (Deemed to be University). She has done her bachelors in Sociology from Stella Maris Chennai and her schooling from Sishya, Chennai. Her area of studies is gender divide in workspace and households, women empowerment, women and child rights.
Mr. Aaron Nance
Aaron Nance has been in education for over ten years, working in underserved populations and schools to improve the quality of education and experience for Black students and to challenge policies that have stricken Black people from advancing in education. Currently, he is receiving his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Ms. Hijab Waheed
Hijab Waheed is a Research and Teaching Fellow at Lahore School of Economics. She did her MPhil in Economics from Lahore School of Economics. Her research interests include development economics, gender, agriculture, and applied microeconomics. She is currently working on multiple ongoing research projects at Center for Research in Economics and Business (CREB).
Ms. Chidera Okolie
Chidera Okolie is a lawyer by training, an author of two fiction books, an advocate for gender, a team lead at the the Case Management Team of the Nigeria Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs, humanist, and a lover of life. She is also a business professional with a wealth of transferable skills gained as a MSME business consultant and operation lead at the Space Station Nigeria, a shared office, and start-up incubation center at the heart of the capital city, Abuja. In 2016, she was named Fiction Writer of the Year and one of the 100 most influential Nigerian women under 40 at the first Nigerian women Awards.
Ms. Malini Sheoran
Malini Sheoran holds an Honours and Master’s degree in English from the University of Delhi, India and is currently pursuing PhD in English literature from the University of Edinburgh. She is also working as a tutor at my university. Her main research interests lies in the fields of gender and sexuality, queer of colour critique and environmental humanities, and her current research centers on intersectionality of queer theory and ecology in the African-American women writings of the twentieth century. She acted as a reader for the James Tait Black Prize in Fiction for August 2021.
Ms. Prerana Das
Prerana Das is a PhD student and documentary filmmaker with a particular interest in stories of migration and processes of displacement in Northeast India. Her work deals with agrarian development, ethno-nationalism, and the relationship between politicized landscapes and personal memory. Her PhD research revolves around the relationships between political activism and ethno-political identity among women tea workers in the Siliguri Corridor.