Research/Training/Regional Events - 2012
A journalist and social activist, Ranwa is an Iraqi Lebanese born in Nigeria and raised in Lebanon. She is married and living in Egypt since several years. As a journalist who worked in several Arab countries, she and her husband Ali Shaath, together with a few other activists, founded the Arab Digital Expression Foundation (ADEF). ADEF has accumulated an inspiring body of knowledge on issues and practices around digital expression, incitement of self-expression, collaboration, open-source models of development, Arabization of education practices and others.