Dalia Ziada

About me

Industry Non-Profit
Occupation American Islamic Congress, Cairo Office Director
Location Cairo, Egypt
Introduction In recognition of her tireless work for advocating and promoting women rights, civil freedoms, and liberal democracy in the Middle East, she received several international and regional awards. She has been named by Newsweek for two years in a row (2011-2012) as one of world’s most influential and most fearless women, named by CNN as one of Arab World’s eight agents of change (2012), selected by Daily Beast as one of world’s seventeen bravest bloggers (2011), received Tufts University Presidential Award for civil work (2011), received Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Journalist Award (2010), named by Time magazine as women rights champion (2009).
Interests Human Rights, Islam, filmmaking (script writing) and playwrighting, poetry, cinema
Favorite Movies All Farid Al-Atrash movies, All Faten Hamama movies, All Al Pacino movies, All Yousif Chahin movies, All Khaled Yusif movies, All Ropert De Nero movies, and others.
Favorite Music Farid El-Atrash, Mariah Carry, Oum Kolthoum
Favorite Books Egypt Islam and Democracy, Al-Harafish, Liberalism: the Classic Tradition, etc.