WASHINGTON, January 6, 2016 – The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW) is pleased to announce that Dr. Hala Aldosari has joined the institute as a Visiting Scholar for a six-month period.
Before joining AGSIW, Dr. Aldosari was a visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University, working on women’s health issues. Her research interests include violence against women in healthcare settings, civil society, and women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. Previously, she hosted and produced an online talk show, “Out of Coverage,” with Radio Netherlands, “Huna Sotak.” She writes and participates regularly in media discussions on current Saudi political and social affairs. Her writings have been featured in various Arabic and English publications, including The Guardian, Foreign Policy, and Al Jazeera English. She maintains a blog promoting women’s rights in Saudi Arabia.