Valencian by birth, Muslim, Honorary President of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Valencia, Honorary President of the Citizens’ Platform against Islamophobia and businesswoman behind the Balansiya restaurant. We met Amparo for a delicious Andalusian meal at her restaurant Balansiya. We started the interview over dessert. Among many other awards, last… »
Catherine Rottenberg, Goldsmiths, University of London for The Conversation All of a sudden, everyone wants to claim the feminist label. From Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to Ivanka Trump, an unprecedented number of high-profile corporate women are publicly declaring themselves feminists. The market is colonising feminist themes,… »
Sarah Aziza: on Journalism and Feminism By Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. Here is my interview with the feminist journalist Sarah Aziza. A couple of days ago, ProMosaik published her article about the important Twitter campaign Can you Hear Us Now. I think that we need more feminist… »
Tara Msiska: Journalism has the Potential to make a Huge Difference by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. This is my interview with the journalist Tara Lighten Msiska, a law graduate and freelance journalist. The day she graduated from the University of Edinburgh, she realised the world was more a… »
Milena Rampoldi of ProMosaik interviews Denise Nanni who, in 2014, wrote a thesis under the auspices of the Faculty of Political Sciences, Sociology and Communication in Rome about the politics of female empowerment in the Muslim world, focussing on Turkey. Denise now lives in Istanbul where she works in the… »
Jila Movahhed Shariat Panahi, born in 1951, had her Science Engineering Degree from Sharif University of Technology in 1973. After graduation, she worked for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran as a specialist in Radiation Protection. After the revolution, in 1985, she started her protest against the government for two reasons. »
We interview Antonia Utrera, the driving force behind the Women’s Circles in Barcelona. Why a Women’s Circle? A Women’s Circle is a support group, a safe place where women can discover who we are, or who we could be, as whole and independent human beings. It’s a space to grow… »
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