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Maha Akeel
Maha Akeel

Maha Akeel is the Director of the information department at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Before joining the OIC, Akeel worked as a journalist for five years. She participated in local and international workshops and forums on women’s rights and the role of the media. She also wrote opinion articles about Saudi women, and was interviewed by several regional and international newspapers and broadcast channels including the Wall Street Journal, BBC World and Sky News. Akeel received her university education in the US and has an MBA and an MA in Communications and Cultural Studies. She tweets at @MahaAkeel1

COLUMNISTS
Maha Akeel
Maha Akeel

Maha Akeel is the Director of the information department at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Before joining the OIC, Akeel worked as a journalist for five years. She participated in local and international workshops and forums on women’s rights and the role of the media. She also wrote opinion articles about Saudi women, and was interviewed by several regional and international newspapers and broadcast channels including the Wall Street Journal, BBC World and Sky News. Akeel received her university education in the US and has an MBA and an MA in Communications and Cultural Studies. She tweets at @MahaAkeel1

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