Hanan Marjieh

Hanan Marjieh
Project coordinator, Shared Society Department

A lawyer, holding a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Haifa, Hanan joined Sikkuy in February 2017 as Project Coordinator in the Department of Shared Society. Hanan is a feminist political activist, bringing to this new position a diverse range of professional experiences at social change NGOs, including Mahapach-Taghrir in Yifiyah, and as an advocate at St-Yves, where she coordinated efforts against home demolitions in East Jerusalem. In addition, Hanan has worked as a private lawyer, representing cases related to employment rights and women’s rights against stakeholders from both the public and private sectors and she is an experienced facilitator of empowerment and training workshops and lectures in these and other topic areas. In 2013 Hanan joined “Women Against Violence”, where she coordinated “Salama”, a network of Palestinian Arab NGOS dealing with torture and violence against women. From 2015, Hanah served as founding coordinator of the Itach-Ma’aki (Women Lawyers for Social Justice) Bahira Center for Arab/Jewish Activism and Feminism in Haifa. Hanan belongs to the Arab Students Committee at the University of Haifa, Israel’s Arab Student Union, and has been active for many years as a leader at the University of Haifa’s branch of the Hadash political party.