Posted by on July 24, 2013 in Blog
Today's Google Hangout on Egypt is part of AAI's Arab American national conversation on Egypt, Syira, and Palestine. Over the next few weeks, AAI will foster a national Arab American dialogue on these issues. We will tackle one topic each week, encouraging Arab Americans to freely exchange their concerns, questions, and ideas. Join us, along with Arab American scholars, journalists, fellow community members and activists.
Did you miss this week's twitter chat on Egypt? We have a recap of the conversation on Storify so you can take a look.
Participate in today's Egypt hangout by tweeting at us using the hashtag #AAIchat
Here is a list of today's hangout participants:
Ashraf Hegazy is a senior associate at the Harvard International Negotiation Program, developing an adaptive leadership and negotiation framework, with a focus on the Middle East. Ashraf is also a political analyst on the Middle East and the U.S.
Nervana Mahmoud is a blogger and writer. She comments about Egypt, the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and Israel/Palestine. She has written numerous pieces to several outlets including The Telegraph, The Daily Beast, and Al-Monitor. Nervana is also the winner of the 2013 Daily Beast writing award.
Amira Mikhail works on EgyptSource, a project of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council. Before joining the Hariri Center, Amira was a scholarship coordinator for the MEPI Tomorrow's Leaders Program at the American University in Cairo. Amira was an election monitor and volunteer in the three rounds of parliamentary elections in November – December 2012.
Nadine Wahab is a Human Rights Activist and Advocate, currently living in Cairo, Egypt. She is also frequent contributor to Huffington Post.
Jim Zogby is the author of Arab Voices (Palgrave Macmillan, October 2010) and the founder and president of the Arab American Institute (AAI)
Maya Berry (Moderator) is the Executive Director of the Arab American Institute
Omar Tewfik is the Communications Manager at the Arab American Institute