Maha Bali

Organisation: Center for Learning and Teaching, American University in Cairo (EG)

Faculty developer at the American University in Cairo. Holds a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. Co-founder of (a grassroots movement that challenges academic gatekeeping at conferences) and co-facilitator of Equity Unbound (an equity-focused, open, connected intercultural learning curriculum, which has also branched into academic community activities Continuity with Care and Socially Just Academia). She writes and speaks frequently about social justice, critical pedagogy, and open and online education. She blogs regularly at and tweets @bali_maha