Researcher in Gender Studies
Dina graduated in 2008 from the faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. She is a Chevening scholar just completed her Master’s Degree (M.A.) in Gender Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Her thesis topic is “Gendering the Egyptian Revolution”. She spoke at several international conferences especially ones related to gender and women’s issues such as: “Women, Culture, and the 25th January 2011 Egyptian Revolution” at Manchester University , “Pathways to Democratization” organized by UN Women at Cairo, Egypt and “After the Arab Spring” at SOAS. Dina is a women’s rights activist who worked with several local, regional and international organizations such as UN Women, the League of Arab States and Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML). She worked as a researcher in several projects with various organizations such as The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) and The Ahram Center for Strategic Studies. Dina participated actively in the Egyptian revolution and has been involved in several initiatives that aim at promoting women’s rights and women representation in the political life post revolution such as ‘SAWA’, ‘Baheya Ya Masr’and the ‘Young Feminist Movement’ among others. She has been a coordinator of the women’s committee in the newly established Egyptian Democratic Social Party.