Ghiwa Sayegh is a young, feminist researcher, writer, and translator based in Beirut, Lebanon. She is currently completing an M.A. in English Literature, and her work focuses on feminist and minority literatures, post-colonialism, and history from the peripheries. She plans on pursuing her PhD in cultural history and politics. Ghiwa has been a member of Nasawiya for the past five years; she is an activist in the fields of women, sexual, and bodily rights. She is currently working with the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, which mobilizes resources and research on gender and sexuality in the MENA region. Ghiwa is obsessed with theories of the body, pain, and pleasure. She is a poet and playwright, and is fluent in Arabic, English, French, and Spanish.