2020 SOCIAL INNOVATION SUMMIT SPEAKER
Journalist, Sports Enthusiast, and Project Manager @ Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
“Advocating on the playing field: sports as a tool for social change”
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Panel: Advocating on the playing field: sports as a tool for social change
This session will bring together Palestinian sports initiatives from across a range of Palestinian communities to discuss the power of sports as a tool for organizing on social and political issues, and as a tool for public diplomacy. The aim of the session will be to identify key points of alignment, share practical learnings, and start the process of building a unified and radical vision for the future of the sports sector.
Malak Hasan's Bio
Malak Hasan is a journalist currently working at the German foundation Konrad Adenauer.
She served as general secretary of the Palestinian Boxing Federation and co-founded Cycling Palestine in 2016. In March 2017, Malak cycled for 500 kilometers from Qalandiya Refugee Camp, in Palestine, to Aqaba, in Jordan, to promote cycling as a sport among women and girls.
In 2020, Malak founded Ahlan Palestine to combine her passion for sports, travel and storytelling.
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