Starr Forum: Digital Feminism in the Arab Gulf

Starr Forum: Digital Feminism in the Arab Gulf

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Featuring Mona Eltahawy, American-Egyptian journalist, speaker, and author of "The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls"

Speaker:
Mona Eltahawy is an award-winning columnist and international public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues and global feminism. She is based in Cairo and New York City. She is the author of "The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls," released September 2019.

Discussant:
Hala Aldosari is a Saudi scholar and activist whose work focuses on women’s rights in Arab societies, violence against women, and the “guardianship” system in Saudi Arabia. She joined the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) as its 2019 Robert E Wilhelm Fellow.

Co-sponsors: MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Program in Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS), MIT Press Bookstore, MIT History

A transcript of this event is available at http://bit.ly/DigitalFeminismTranscript

Event held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
at MIT Building E15, 070 Bartos Theater

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