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Esra'a Al Shafei

BahrainBahrain

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March 30, 2014
October 25, 2010

Esra'a Al Shafei

About Me: 

I am the founder and Executive Director of MideastYouth.com, a grassroots, indigenous digital network that leverages the power of new media to facilitate the struggle against oppression in the Middle East and North Africa. I am driven by my passion for civil engagement, freedom of speech, and employing innovative solutions to pervasive and persistent human problems.

I enjoy hardcore acoustic noise-terror music. I think college ultimately does not matter in the slightest, but unfortunately, some kind of socio-political imposition of cultural norms forced me to attend. I understand the difference between milkshakes and flavored milk. I am fortunate enough to be a TED Global Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and on the Advisory Board for the European Summit for Global Transformation and the Meta-Activism Project. Mideast Youth is my life's mission.


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