WOMEN IN POLITICS FROM ARAB COUNTRIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
Carol Robertson Lopez Former Santa Fe City Council member, Santa Fe Council on International Relations
Dr. Khadijah Alsabban Professor of Linguistics, Poet, Women’s rights activist
Samar Fatany Radio Journalist for Radio Jeddah, English-language columnist for Arab News
Greta Achkar Campaign manager for her husband’s run for parliament in Beirut
Ferial Abou Hamdan Human rights and peace activist and former municipal council member
Dunia El Khoury Founder and president of Women’s Association of Deir El Ahmar, Bekaa, Lebanon
Falantina Mahdi Council member for General People’s Congress party, Director of Inspection and Control at the Free Zone of Aden. She will run for the National House of Representatives in 2009.
Mahfoota Ebrahim Community activist, she ran for National House of Representatives as an independent candidate, and will run again in 2009.
Fatma Zohra Chabati Mansouri Director of Training for the Ministry of National Education in Algeria, and women’s rights activist, leader at the National Democratic Rally Party (RND).