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Middle East Studies

Sherine Tadros

Deputy Director of Advocacy and Representative to the United Nations for Amnesty International

Sherine Tadros is the deputy director of advocacy and representative to the United Nations for Amnesty International. She leads a team of senior advocates to lobby for the protection and promotion of human rights around the world.

Prior to that, Tadros was a Middle East correspondent and news anchor for Al Jazeera English and Sky News, where among other events she reported on the 2008 and 2014 Gaza Wars, the Arab Uprisings, and the rise of the Islamic State group in Iraq. The accolades for her work in human rights and journalism include a Peabody Award, an Emmy nomination, and several Royal Television Society Awards.

Tadros is an experienced speaker and moderator. Her engagements include speaking at the UN General Assembly, as well as a peacebuilding conference in Rwanda and moderating the FIFA Conference for Equality and Inclusion in Zurich. 

Tadros grew up in the United Kingdom, graduating with a degree in politics from SOAS University of London and master’s degree in Middle East Politics.