News & Updates
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, I spoke at the 5th Gulf Intelligence Doha Energy Forum and Women in Energy Summit. The summit’s organizers approached me because of my experience reporting on Gulf women and women’s issues in the region.
March 2015 As I’ve written about before, every spring I teach an intensive 5-week course that simulates a newsroom. The students must create a comprehensive multimedia website about a particular issue in Qatar. This year, we chose Qatar’s efforts to develop a sports culture in…
After conducting research on social media usage and women’s rights discussions in the Middle East, my colleague, Sheida Shirvani, and I presented our findings at the IAMCR conference in Hyderabad and the ICA Latin America regional conference in Brazil.
Qatar may be small in size but not when it comes to its environmental footprint. Qatarvironment brings to light the country’s environmental and sustainability issues.
I am excited to announce that I am part of Northwestern University in Qatar research team that was awarded a $150,000 UREP grant from Qatar National Research Fund to study civic engagement among Qatari Women and their participation in majlis-al hareem.
On Friday, August 23, 2013 I presented as part of a media panel at the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Conference (HPAIR) in Dubai. The panel topic was the evolution of censorship, and I spoke about press freedom in Qatar. If you are…