7amleh – Arab Center for Social Media Advancement

7amleh – The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media is a non-profit organization focused on protecting the human rights of Palestinians in the online space. Our theory of change is based on three main pillars; building the capacity of Palestinians to advocate for their rights, supporting the development of effective public campaigns, and conducting research and advocacy to document digital rights violations and advocate for upholding human rights and the rule of law.

One of the few organizations focused on the digital rights of Palestinians, 7amleh’s team of digital rights experts, researchers, advocates, trainers, and activists work across Jerusalem, Gaza, the West Bank and Israel in cooperation with local and international partners to protect digital human rights.

Capacity Building – Training & Workshops: Working with civil society organizations, grassroots initiatives media professionals, grassroots and activists to strengthen skills in new media, online campaigns, and improving their digital presence.

Research & Advocacy – National & International: Participation in forums, production of publications, and joining coalitions for the protection of digital rights as human rights, including the right to Internet access, digital safety, freedom of expression and association.

Campaigns – Public Awareness Raising: Coordinating and managing advocacy and awareness campaigns, utilizing digital resources, on various issues related to Palestinian rights.

7amleh is supported by its expert staff, dedicated board of directors, committed volunteers and a range of local and international donors.

7amleh is member of the following coalitions and networks:

APC

IFEX

Board

Mustafa Qablawi

Mustafa Qablawi

Journalist , radio and television program announcer, as well as a number of social programs that were launched electronically. Specialist and activist in social networks.
Reem Amer

Reem Amer

Feminist and political activist from Kafr Kassem, she is public director and partner in the Women’s Peace Coalition. Previously, she worked as finance director for the same institution. Hold a financial management certificate and a BA in General History.
Marwa Hana

Marwa Hana

Editor, feminist and political activist, she holds a master degree in women’s and gender studies from the University of Haifa . Now she’s Working at the Women’s Peace Coalition.
Ahmad Darawsha

Ahmad Darawsha

Student at the Institute of Applied Sciences – Technion in Haifa,  political and social activist; worked as editor at the “Arabs 48” website until 2016. Participated in research teams for  numbers of documentaries.
Maha Bader

Maha Bader

Content writer and editor, also TV show’s archivist of TV shows. Studied psychology and Arabic language and literature. Has experience in alternative education.

Audit Committee

Loura Hawa

Loura Hawa

Documentary and  films producer.
Deep experience in the media, training and “coaching” human education
Partner in establishing 7amleh.
Tariq Khateeb

Tariq Khateeb

Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Haifa, Master’s degree in Political Science, specializing in democratic studies. Political activist and spokesman for the National Democratic Assembly Party.
Julie Dakwar

Julie Dakwar

Cinematographer and filmmaker. Proficient at Adobe Programs (Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom), still photographer

Staff

Nadim Nashif

Nadim Nashif

Executive Director: Social Entrepreneur active in the Palestinian civil society for over 20 years. Throughout his career he co-founded and managed several organizations. Currently, he is the Executive Director of 7amleh, The Arab Center for Social Media Advancement and a senior policy analyst for Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.
Alison Carmel

Alison Carmel

International Relations: Alison Carmel Ramer is a digital rights defender, writer, researcher and activist. For the past ten years she has supported building the capacity of human rights defenders and civil society organizations to advocate for their rights utilizing digital technologies and the Internet. She has worked with dozens of local and international organizations including Oxfam and World Vision.
Shatha Shiekh Yousef

Shatha Shiekh Yousef

Project Coordinator: BA degree in Education and Arts, years of experience working and volunteering with human rights organisations in Palestine and Europe. Guided youth groups on gender and political identity.
Haneen Odetallah

Haneen Odetallah

Admin & Finance Officer: an emerging female Director&Writer. Her works include short narrative film DISOBEDIENCE, 2017, and a few music videos. Visual culture enthusiast and Writer in the fields of screenwriting, cultural journalism, and art criticism. She is one of the writers of educational drama-series based in Jerusalem SALMA W SARI, 2019. Works in cultural management, film productions, graphic design, and creative&script consultancy.
Architecture graduate, 2016.
Alhareth Rayan

Alhareth Rayan

Operations Manager, I strive to incite change, experimenting with and utilizing different resources and platforms to create impact. For over 8 years I worked in the fields of media, digital rights, culture and arts, literature, politics, and community education. I studied BA degree in Media Journalism and in Political Science