Esra'a Al Shafei

Esra'a Al Shafei


  • Colonial legacy, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Manama (Bahrain)

Esra'a Al Shafei is a Bahraini human rights activist and founder of, a network of digital platforms that amplify under-reported and marginalized voices. Together with her team, they build digital projects that creatively facilitate the struggle for social justice in the Middle East and North Africa. She currently serves on the board of Wikipedia.

Esra'a Al Shafei at the Latitude Festival:

Re-imagining the Internet: Roadmaps to Digital Equality 

Contributions by Esra'a Al Shafei