Dr Ala'a Shehabi is a Bahraini writer, researcher and pro-democracy activist, and currently a fellow for the Arab Council of Social Sciences. She is one of the founders of Bahrain Watch, an ngo working on transparency and accountability. She has a PhD in Economics from Imperial College London, and previously worked as a policy analyst at RAND Europe, and as a lecturer in economics at the Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance. You can follow her on twitter @alaashehabi
Published in: 50.50A problematic discourse: who speaks for Arab women?
Placed between the First Lady and the Diplomat at the recent Trust Women conference on the 'Arab spring', Ala'a...
Published in: 50.50Bahrain - from national celebration to day of rage
A “palm revolution” in the Gulf? Political upheaval in the desert state of Bahrain: there have been calls for a Day...