Reem Abdellatif

Writer, Co-Founder, Head of Communications

Reem Abdellatif (@Reem_Abdellatif ) is a writer, activist and communications head for African Women Rights Advocates (@AWRA_org), an NGO dedicated to sustainable change for women and girls.

She is one of six co-founders and is currently co-director of the Amsterdam-based education and advocacy organization that was launched in October 2020 by a group of African leaders, entrepreneurs and grassroots activists, many of whom are survivors of gender-based violence.

Reem is an Egyptian-American public speaker, writer and former foreign correspondent with more than a decade of experience living and reporting in countries in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) and in the Gulf Cooperation Council. She is fluent in English and Arabic.

She has documented corruption and institutionalized abuse against women in Egypt, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. Her work in the region also included moderating panels on automated intelligence, E-commerce, and women working in such male-dominated industries as oil and gas. She was a resident of Egypt for seven years that spanned the uprising, its prelude and aftermath. She lived in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia from 2015-2019 at a time of significant change.

She is founder and director of the Redefined Communications agency.