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Mona Eltahawy (Journalist/Feminist)

Mona Eltahawy is a freelance Egyptian journalist based in America who for a long period wrote a weekly column for the Saudi-owned international Arab publication Asharq Al-Awsat. Her articles were discontinued ...

Angelina Jolie (Actress/UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador)

... tries that chronicle her early field missions (2001–2002). During a private stay in Jordan in December 2003 she asked to visit Iraqi refugees in Jordan's eastern desert and later that month she went t ...

Eve Ensler (Playwright/Performer/Feminist/Activist)

... ed the Karama program in the Middle East, reopened shelters, and funded over 5,000 community-based anti-violence programs and safe houses in Kenya, South Dakota, Egypt and Iraq. The 'V' in V-Day stands ...

Josephine Baker (Dancer/Singer/Actress)

... cine in that time and place, she recovered, and started touring to entertain Allied soldiers in North Africa. She even persuaded Egypt's King Farouk to make a public appearance at one of her concerts, ...

The REAL Seven Wonders of The World

A group of students was asked to list what they thought were the current “Seven Wonders of the World.” Though there were some disagreements the following received the most votes: 1.    Egypt’s Great ...

Simone Weil (Philosopher/Mystic/Social Activist)

... e Thibon, who later edited some of her work. Weil did not limit her curiosity to Christianity. She was keenly interested in other religious traditions — especially the Greek and Egyptian mysteries, Hinduism ( ...

Angelique Kidjo (Singer / Songwriter)

... rticipated to the video for the In My Name Campaign with Will I Am from The Black Eyed Peas She has hosted the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's Prize for Achievement in African Leadership in Alexandria, Egypt on ...

17 Women Rocked Stage @TED2012

... intly been awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. More here.   Sarah Parcak is an American archaeologist and Egyptologist, who uses satellite imaging to identify archaeological sites in Egypt. Parcak wa ...

Sarah Parcak (Space Archaeologist)

Sarah Parcak is an American archaeologist and Egyptologist, who uses satellite imaging to identify archaeological sites in Egypt. Parcak was born in Bangor, Maine, received her Bachelor's degree in Egyptology and Archaeological Studie ...