The emergence of social media marked a turning point in Gulf public engagement.
Reham Jambi is a former research associate at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. She received her LL.M. degree in International Law and Justice, and in U.S. and Comparative Law from Fordham University School of Law. During her LL.M. studies, she participated in several international law clinics such as the International Law and Development in Africa Clinic, where she conducted research and analysis on legislation in Tanzania, and the International Human Rights Clinic, where she contributed to preparing a handbook on the best practices of community-based paralegal programs regarding sexual violence in conflict. She worked with the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice as a research assistant where she conducted research on corporate social responsibility and disaster response law. After obtaining her LL.M. degree, she completed an internship with Human Rights Watch, where she conducted research and analysis on international issues and legislations. She completed her LL.B. degree in Law at King Abdulaziz University. In Saudi Arabia, she worked with Badr Aljaafari Law Office and with Hammad and Almihdar Law Firm in alliance with Simmons & Simmons.
Dissatisfied with existing political dynamics, a group of young activists established a think tank as a new approach to effectively contribute to Kuwaiti politics.
Motivated to discover their own potential and voice, independent of the prevailing social and political norms, Gulf youth have been establishing reading clubs at a rapid pace.
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