Dalila Mahdawi is a journalist working between London and Beirut. Her work mainly focuses on political and human rights issues, particularly the rights of women and minorities in the Arab world. As part of her commitment to advocacy journalism, she is currently pursuing a MSc in Human Rights at the London School of Economics.
In July 2010, she was named a finalist in the Samir Kassir Awards for Freedom of the Press.
Her work has been syndicated and has appeared in several publications, including: BBC (UK), Common Ground News Service (online), Hurriyet (Turkey), Electronic Intifada (online), The Guardian (UK), IRIN (UN), Inter Press Service (Italy), Al Jazeera English (Qatar) Philadelphia Inquirer (US), Pittsburg Post-Gazette (US), UNFAIR (UAE) and elsewhere.
She is available as a freelance print, radio or web journalist, researcher and editor.
Contact email: dmahdawi [at] gmail[dot] com