Favourite Quote: “To want and to dare! Never hesitate to act when the feeling of injustice revolts us” Doria Shafik, pioneer Egyptian feminist
Salma is a young feminist activist from Egypt. She graduated from the American University in Cairo in 2012, with a major in political science, a specialization in middle east politics and a minor in philosophy. She worked as a history teacher in a French school for a year in a half before pursuing her master’s degree at SOAS, University of London. In 2015, Salma obtained her MSc degree in Middle East Politics. Since January 2016, she has been a part of Nazra for feminist studies as a researcher. She has also been active in party politics and other societal initiatives since 2011. She is now a member of bread and freedom party (under registration), a leftist party in Egypt that was formed in 2013. Salma is fluent in Arabic, English and French.