Writer, Activist, Public Speaker
The Mona Eltahawy speech discusses her experience as an Egyptian American woman and the revolutions taking place in the Middle East and northern Africa. The award-winning columnist is a public speaker who often speaks out on Arab and Muslim issues as well as global feminism.
The author wrote 'Headscarves and Hymens" Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution' to be released in April 2015. She is a also a contributor to the New York Times. The freelance journalist is a passionate activist, as evidenced by the Mona Eltahawy speech. She was named one of Newsweek magazine's '150 Fearless Women of 2012,' Time magazine's 'People of the Year' and Arabian Business magazine's '100 Most Powerful Arab Women.' She also has experience as a reporter.