Yasmine El Rashidi
Yasmine El Rashidi is a Cairo-based writer. Formerly the Middle East & Gulf Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, she has also contributed to publications including Monocle, The Washington Post, NY Arts, HALI, Ms, Al-Ahram Weekly, The Chronicle of Higher Education and Newsday. She has collaborated widely with artists and arts entities, and was on the founding team of Qatar’s Museum of Islamic Art. She is the author of The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution, and the novel, Chronicle of a Last Summer.