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2020: Contributors of the Timeline version launched in November 2020.

Myra el Mir

Research consultant under the WE4L programme. 

Myra el Mir is a researcher and visual artist from Lebanon working on gender and sexuality in the region. She holds a Masters in Gender Studies and is currently pursuing her PhD in Paris 8 University’s Laboratoire d’Etudes de Genre et de Sexualité (LEGS) focusing on the intersections of sexuality and nationalisms in public discourse and popular culture. She is a fan of valorizing our feminist histories and can nag for hours about the concepts of “firsts’ and “only’s”.

Rebecca Saab Saade

Research consultant under the WE4L programme. 
Rebecca Saab Saade is a feminist researcher, activist, and organizer. Starting from lesbian community organizing in 2007, she gradually focused her career on feminist and queer knowledges. Rebecca translates on a freelance basis, trains on subjects relating to queer community organizing, and edits Sayaran. She excels in feeling sorry for herself, trying to learn things she doesn’t really need, and reclaiming the Arabic language, one word at a time.

2019: Contributors of the Timeline Version launched in May 2019:

Lebanon Support

Lebanon Support is a research centre for and about civil society. It is a multidisciplinary space creating synergies and bridging between researchers, experts, civil society and NGO practitioners, and activists. Lebanon Support aims to foster social change through innovative uses of social science, digital technologies, and publication and exchange of knowledge.



URIKA Agency is an experienced branding, marketing, advertising, public relations and production agency based in Beirut – Lebanon with a focus on transforming civil society endeavors to success visual stories disseminated to the wider public.