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Dalia Ziada


Dalia Ziada is an Egyptian award-winning writer and political analyst, specializing in governance, geopolitics, and defense policy in the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Dalia studied international relations, with a focus on international security studies, at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (U.S.).

In 2015, Dalia co-founded the Liberal Democracy Institute (LDI), which she currently chairs besides working as the Executive Director of MEEM Center for Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean Studies (MEEM). In addition, she serves as a board member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Egypt’s National Council for Women.