Fatima Sadiqi is a professor of linguistics and gender studies at the University of Fez. Her work focuses on women’s issues in modern North Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean world. She is the author and editor of numerous books, including Women, Gender and Language (Brill, 2003), Moroccan Feminist Discourses (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), Women’s Movements in the Post–“Arab Spring” North Africa (Palgrave MacMillan, 2016), and Daesh Ideology and Women’s Legal Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2017). She is also a public speaker and a member of many national and international scholarly and policymaking boards. She served as director general of the Fez Festival of Sacred Music and an administrative board member of the Royal Institute of the Amazigh Language and Culture. Professor Sadiqi has received prestigious awards and fellowships from institutions such as Harvard University, the Wilson Center, the Rockefeller Foundation, and Fulbright. She currently serves on the editorial board of the Oxford Encyclopedia of African Women’s History.
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