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Benaz Batrawi

Member since 23.09.2017



Presentation of research activity or teaching

Benaz Batrawi has been the Director of MediaNet since 2004, where she works in media consultation, training, research, and production. She has 17 years of practical experience in broadcast journalism, communication, and socio-cultural development. She previously worked for six years (1996-2002) for Al-Quds Educational TV in the Institute of Modern Media (IMM) at Al Quds University as a TV producer, program manager, and gender and media expert. Ms. Batrawi also teaches media courses at IMM, including Mass Media and Society Development and Media Outlets Management. She holds a master’s degree in mass communication from the University of Leicester in the UK and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bier Ziet University.

Working themes

Education / Professional training
Civil and political rights
Types of Violence

Geographical sphere of activity


Populations targeted by research

Young political female leaders, female candidates for local municipalities, students, young journalists (females, and males), and mid career professionals.

Specific years of work experience in gender equality


Project on gender equality and women's rights

Free Lance Consultant, Gender and Media Department at Modern Media Institute, for “Women’s Empowerment Project”. With Ministry of Women’s Affairs.2003; Jury Member for TV International Award (Women Building Peace) in International Association for women in Radio and TV 32nd biennial conference in Nairobi 2007; Preparing a 5-year strategy for youth program targeting Ramallah marginalized villages, and Gaza Strip 2009; Producer: 5-min documentary film about UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and Palestinian women 2009; Producer/project manager, Al Quds Educational TV and Ford Foundation. Twelve TV episodes promoting gender and development issues 2002; Trainer for gender and media training project for Women, Media and Development Organization, 2005-7.


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