Panel Discussion Recap

"Arab Women: Asserting their Rights, Deciding their Future"

Washington, DC | | November 3, 2011 – This week, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) welcomed guests to the ADC Heritage Center for the second event of the 2011-2012 Arabesque Lecture Series, a panel discussion entitled, “Arab Women: Asserting their Rights, Deciding their Future.” Moderated by ADC Legal Fellow Alyaa El-Abbadi, the panel included: Dr. Fida Adely - Assistant Professor and holder of the Clovis and Hala Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies at Georgetown University; Dr. Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah - President and Managing Director of Kommon Denominator, Inc. and Advisory Board Member of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University; and Ms. Dina Guirguis – an attorney, activist on Egyptian democracy, member of the Egyptian American Rule of Law Association (EARLA)