Maisam Jaljuli is a social, feminist and political activist. She holds a BA in Criminology and Sociology and an MA in educational leadership. She has a long record of leading a broad range of public campaigns for worker’s and women’s rights, against the occupation and to advance shared and equal society. She serves as the chairperson of the women’s organization, Na’amat, in the southern triangle region and is the chair of the Hadash political faction in Na’amat. She serves on the boards of the Histadrut Labor Federation, the National Council for Road Safety, Itach – Ma’aki: Women’s Lawyers for Social Justice and is on the coordinating committee of “Standing Together”. Maisam lives with her family in Tira.