Rula Asad

executive director Syrian Female Journalists Network

Rula Asad is a co-founder of the Syrian Female Journalists Network and its Executive Director since 2013. She holds an MA in Gender Studies from Utrecht University, Netherlands and a BA in Journalism from the University of Damascus, Syria. She is a independent journalist and reporter on women and human rights topics, as well as culture and civil society issues from Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. Additionally, Rula has worked as a reporter for Deutsche Welle and Radio Netherlands among other media outlets internationally and regionally. She is a committed independent journalist/researcher/trainer with special interest and experience in the field of women rights, gender equality in media, media discourse from a feminist perspective, working environment for women journalists and development issues in the Middle East. Since 2012, she has lived in the Netherlands.

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