Maryam Jamshidi

Maryam Jamshidi is a lawyer and writer with nearly ten years of experience working on issues relating to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She is the author of The Future of the Arab Spring: Civic Entrepreneurship in Politics, Art, and Technology Startups.

Maryam’s writing has appeared in various academic publications, as well as in media outlets such as Al Jazeera English and TruthOut. She is also the founder of, a digital magazine focusing on domestic and international issues affecting countries in the MENA region.