Shereen El Feki is Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at UNAIDS. She is the author of Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World (Penguin Random House), a groundbreaking study of sexuality and its intersection with politics, religion and culture across MENA. Before joining UNAIDS, Shereen was a Regional Director with Promundo, where she led the International Men and Gender Equality Survey Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), a pioneering study of men, masculinities and gender roles across seven countries in the region. Shereen has previously served as Vice-Chair of the UN’s Global Commission on HIV and currently sits on the Chatham House Commission on Universal Health. She started her career as a Healthcare Correspondent with The Economist and presenter with Al Jazeera. Shereen is a molecular immunologist by training, with a BSc from the University of Toronto and an MPhil and PhD in molecular immunology from the University of Cambridge.
Dr. Shereen El Feki
Regional Director for MENA