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:
Mustafa QablawiJournalist , radio and television program announcer, as well as a number of social programs that were launched electronically. Specialist and activist in social networks.
Reem AmerFeminist 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 HanaEditor, 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 DarawshaStudent 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 BaderContent writer and editor, also TV show’s archivist of TV shows. Studied psychology and Arabic language and literature. Has experience in alternative education.
Loura HawaDocumentary and films producer.
Deep experience in the media, training and “coaching” human education
Partner in establishing 7amleh.
Tariq KhateebBachelor’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 DakwarCinematographer and filmmaker. Proficient at Adobe Programs (Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom), still photographer
Nadim NashifExecutive 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 CarmelInternational 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 YousefProject 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 OdetallahAdmin & 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.