Sondos Asem is the editor-in-chief of the Muslim Brotherhood’s official English-language website Ikhwanweb.com and a member of the Foreign Relations team of the Freedom and Justice Party. After The Egyptian January 25 revolution, she launched the Muslim Brotherhood’s interactive social media platform @Ikhwanweb on Twitter. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English language and Literature and Masters’ degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She is a non-resident research fellow at the International Institute of Islamic Thought, Washington, and a board member of a Cairo-based academic publishing house. Ms. Asem was an active participant in the Egyptian revolution that overthrew the country’s longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak in January 25, 2011, and was invited to speak about the revolution in several international venues like the Aljazeera Forum in Doha, Oslo University, and New York’s annual Women in the World Summit. She has been active for the past five years in multiple international platforms that promote cross-cultural dialogue such as the Nyon Process, the UNAOC, and the Soliya connect program’s Terana fellowship. Sondos was a member of the Freedom and Justice Party’s first official delegation to the United States in 2012. Her work has been featured in New York Times, CNN, BBC, and other international media.
Main Pillar: Education
Areas of Expertise: Politics and Diplomacy
Country of Origin: Egypt
City of Residency: Oxford, U.K.