Maissan Hassan
Former Advisor

Maissan Hassan is a young, feminist activist from Egypt. Maissan studied sociology and film at the American University in Cairo. She is a co-founder of Nazra for Feminist Studies where she works on issues of gender, sexuality and art. Currently, she is the research officer at the Women and Memory Forum (WMF), a nongovernmental research centre in Egypt that focuses on gender issues in Arab cultural history. Maisan’s main interests include research and documentation on gender, sexuality and bodily issues and rights. In her own words, “For me, it is essential to work towards integrating research efforts with feminist activism with various tools such as oral history and performing art.”

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