Egypt, one year after the revolution


Tue, 03/20/2012 - 3:30pm

Wael Nawara is an Egyptian writer. A regular contributor to various newspapers and magazines such as Al Masry Al Youm, Dostor and Economic Reform Bulletin (CIPE). He was a co-founder of El Ghad Party (2003) and Secretary General of the Party until April 2011. Wael is also co-founder and president of the Network of Arab Liberals (NAL), a coalition of Arab liberal parties and organizations and a published author of several titles that include “The Third Republic, Chronicles of Change", "In Search of the Boy" and "Anti-Monopoly and Free Competition”. He writes and lectures on various topics, including political and economic reform, transition strategies, the parallel state, national competitiveness, cultural development and educational reform. He is also the founder and former Editor in Chief of “Together” EJB Business Newsletter, 2002-2006. He graduated with Honors as a Mechanical Engineer from Ain Shams University in 1984. Earned Masters in international marketing from University of Strathclyde, 1991. In 2011, Time Magazine chose "The Protester" as its Person of the Year. Wael was one of the protesters highlighted by Time Magazine. Recently he was invited to be a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School February/March 2012. Wael and his wife Ghada have two children, Omar and Yousra


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Egyptian writer and activist, co-founder of the Ghed (Tomorrow) party

MENAS Colloquium Series
Spring 2012

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
3.30pm in ILC 140