Alia Adel Soliman

Egyptian women's rights advocate

Region(s): Africa, Middle East
Country of focus: Egypt
Based in Cairo

Alia Soliman (@aliasoliman) is a women’s rights advocate, with a strong interest in gender and its intersection with communications. She was Marketing and Communications Unit Head at HarassMap, an award-winning app aimed at reducing sexual harassment and gender-based violence in Egypt. She developed and delivered training for media professionals on how to address and represent sexual harassment in the media, and oversaw implementation of a social media strategy to highlight issues related to sexual harassment and gender-based violence.

Alia is a former journalist and holds a Master’s degree in Gender and Development.