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Ms Maya Al Rahbi


Director of Musawa

Maya Al Rahbi practiced and taught medicine from 1978 until 2010, and was at the same time a feminist activist and political researcher on women's issues. She has been the Director of Musawah | Women's Studies Center since 2012, and is the manager of Al Rahbi Publishing House for feminist books. She participated in a number of initiatives to empower women in Syria and Lebanon. Dr. Rahbi is currently the General Coordinator of the “Coalition of Syrian Women for Democracy” and a member in the Syrian Feminist Lobby. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Damascus in 1977 and specialized in internal medicine in Germany.