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MONA ELTAHAWY is an Egyptian freelance journalist and commentator. Her essays and op-eds on Egypt, the Islamic world and women’s rights have been published in The Washington Post, The Guardian (UK), The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, the Miami Herald and other publications. She has appeared as a guest commentator on MSNBC, BBC, CNN, PBS, Al Jazeera, NPR and dozens of other television and radio networks. Newsweek named Mona one of its 150 Fearless Women in 2012; TIME magazine featured her along with other activists from around the world in its People of the Year in 2011; and Arabian Business has listed her as one of the 100 Most Powerful Arab Women. She has a wonderful media presence and an extraordinary Twitter feed with 200,000 followers.

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