Shereen El Feki

Shereen El Feki is a writer, broadcaster, and academic. She started her professional life in the lab, with a doctorate in molecular immunology from the University of Cambridge. She has been Healthcare Correspondent for The Economist, a programme presenter at Al Jazeera, written and researched Sex and Citadel, and served as vice-chair of the UN’s Global Commission on HIV and the Law.

Alongside studying sexuality in the Arab world she is an inaugural TED Global Fellow, and a member of the Global Experts network of the UN’s Alliance of Civilizations. She sits on the advisory board of Meedan, a digital town square promoting dialogue between Arabic and non-Arabic speaking communities around the world, as well as that of the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality, an NGO promoting human rights across the region. She also serves on the editorial board of Dinar Standard, a leading publication on finance and business in the Islamic world.

She is half- Egyptian, half-Welsh, grew up near Toronto, and now lives between London and Cairo.

PR Collective’s current campaigns

See more campaigns →

Cassoulet Confessions

Published by Hardie Grant on 15 September 2022, Hardback, £16.99  ‘Cassoulet Confessions’ is an enthralling memoir by award-winning food and travel writer Sylvie Bigar that reveals how a simple journalistic assignment sparked a culinary obsession and transcended into a quest for identity. Set in the stunning southern French countryside, this honest and poignant memoir conveys […]

Read more →

Nine Nasty Words

Language evolves with time, and so does what we consider profane or unspeakable. Nine Nasty Words is a rollicking examination of profanity, explored from every angle: historical, sociological, political, linguistic. In a particularly coarse moment, when the public discourse is shaped in part by once-shocking words, nothing could be timelier.

Read more →