Nahed Ashqar-Sharary is a lecturer and researcher who specializes in Islamic feminism, with an emphasis on Palestinian feminism in Israel. In 2020, she won the Dan David Prize for her research on the critical religious identities of Muslim women in Israel. Her research explores the ways in which the Islamic religious identities of women affect the woman herself, her relationship with her family, and the society in which she lives. Nahed holds a bachelor's and master's degree in social work, and is completing her doctoral dissertation at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, under the supervision of Professor Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder. She is a visiting faculty member of the Mandel Program for Regional Leadership in Al-Kasum, Neve Midbar and Segev Shalom.
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