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The “Who Is She” database regional workshop

The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) in partnership with the Danish Center for Information on Gender Equality and Ethnicity (KVINFO) hosted on October 25-26, 2011 the “Who is She Database” regional workshop.

The Workshop was an opportunity for the “Who is She Database” web editors and technical support teams from 4 different countries; Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Palestine, to meet and share experiences on web editing and database management.

The Workshop entailed two major sessions: The first on “methods and tools”, and the second covered “challenges faced in the project”.


  • Egypt: Maissan Ali Hassan & Hussein Lotfy.
  • Jordan: Fadwa Abdulqader.
  • Palestine: Nadine Abu Hilal & Maali Abbadi.
  • Lebanon: Anita Nassar, Lara Shallah, Roula Hage and Imad Musleh
  • Trainers from KVINFO: Katarina Blomqvist, Michael Bryder & Line Holst Jorgensen