Publishing/Visual arts, Portugal
Tiago is the founder and editor of the only performing arts and cultural magazine in Portugal, 'Obscena-revista de artes performativas'.
Cultural management/Film/Screen, United Kingdom
Born in Canada, raised in Australia, and now based in the UK, Hussain is Sheffield Doc/Fest's Main Programmer.
Music/Performing arts, Canada
A self-taught composer and musician who has lived in Quebec City since 1993.
Cultural management/Culture and development/Human rights/Performing arts, United Kingdom/United States
Malcolm is the Founding General Manager of Ebony Repertory Theatre (Los Angeles's first African American Equity Theatre Company) and Centre Theatre Group's new play production associate.
Cultural management/Education/Performing arts, Palestinian Territories
Sharaf specialises in contemporary Palestinian dance and shapes the vision for two eminent dance organisations.
James is a DJ, music curator and supporter of vinyl culture, street art and turntablism in the MENA region.
Film/Performing arts/Visual arts, Italy
Daniele is a producer and artistic director of Gender Bender, an international festival dedicated to new representations of gender identity.
Cultural management/Culture and development/Human rights/Visual arts, Egypt/Netherlands
Heba is a cultural activist and Co-founder of Mahatat for Contemporary Art based in Egypt.
Education/Performing arts/Visual arts, Egypt
Mohamed is an Egyptian curator, educator and storyteller who founded AFCA for Arts and Culture in Cairo.
Cultural management/Visual arts, Egypt
Basma El Husseiny is an arts manager and a cultural activist who has been involved in supporting independent cultural projects and organizations in the Arab region for the past 20 years.
Khaled is a freelance journalist and co-founder of Syrian Culture House, a non-profit NGO which aims are activating national civil-society initiatives.
Performing arts, Lebanon
Tania El Khoury is a co-founder of Dictaphone Group and Amhurst Republic. She is also a Forest Fringe core artist.
Culture and development/Education/Film/Screen, Jordan
Shadi works as a Community Outreach Project Manager at the Royal Film Commission Jordan, curating cinematic projects for youth and children in Jordan.
Karim is an award-winning documentary director, currently working as a freelancer for a broad spectrum of organisations across Egypt.
Communications/Digital technologies/Education, Egypt/Morocco
Bassem is an Egyptian Computer and Systems Engineer and Social Entrepreneur. He co-founded social media firm Kijamii and TEDxCairo.
Zviad is one of the Founders and Managers of Batumi's International Art House Film Festival (BIAFF), one of the most important international cultural events in Georgia
Architecture/Journalism/Urban development, Egypt/United States
Mohamed is the founder and editor of the blog Cairobserver, centered on the capital’s architecture, urbanism, culture and heritage.
Cultural management/Culture and development/Performing arts, Egypt
Ezzat is a contemporary dancer an Founder of Ezzat Ezzat Dance Studio.
Digital technologies/Entrepreneurship/Film/Interactive/Music/Screen, United Kingdom
Connie's the Founder of ThinkSyncMusic, an independent one-stop music licensing and placement service for Films, Games, TV, Advertisements, Virals and Instore Playlists.
Obaid is an Pakistani fashion consultant based in Dubai.
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