Mona Ibrahim Ali

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Literature

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Cairo University
Country: 
Egypt
Work email address: 
monaialy@aucegypt.edu

Education

Ph.D., Poetry, Cairo University, 1994.

M.A., Poetry, Cairo University, 1989.

B.A., English Department, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 1984.

Competences

Literature

Poetry

Gender Training

Creative Writing

Storytelling

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Professor, English Department, Cairo University, 2011-Present. 

Head of the Center for Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies, Cairo University, 2012-2015. 

Published Translator. 

Gender Trainer through Storytelling.

Honorary office and memberships: 

 Member of "Ana El Hekaya" group, 1999-Present. 

Member of the Group of Fighting for the Autonomy of Egyptian Universities (March 9th), 2005-Present.

 Member of the Board of Trustees of the New Woman Foundation (NGO), 2010- Present.

Productions and works: 

 Editor-in-chief of Tiba, the New Woman’s Research Centre’s (NGO’s) theoretical magazine of gender issues. 2002- Present. 

She has tens of papers presented in conferences and published in journals.

She has many translations under her name.

She has short stories published in What Shehrzad Did Not Say. Cairo: Women and Memory Forum, 2005.

Awards

Awards: 

 A fellow of the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University for the academic year 2011- 2012. 

A travel grant from the American University in Cairo to present a paper at the Second World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES 2) in Amman, Jordan, 11- 16 June, 2006.

Fulbright Grant to be the Middle East Representative of the New Century Scholars Program, 2004-2005.

Ford Foundation Grant to attend a summer course on Women Studies in Tehran, Iran. 2003.