Soraida Hussein (Palestine) is Women's Affairs Technical Committee (WATC) Director General and a longtime women’s rights activist. She is one of the co-founders of the Women’s Center for Legal Aid and Counseling, heading its Research, Documentation and Advocacy Units. Currently, Hussein is a Board member for the West Bank/Gaza musical institution "Al-Kamanjati," and an assembly member in the Women and Family Affairs Center based in Nablus. With other academic women and in collaboration with Cardiff University, she prepared an undergraduate curriculum for the class, "Law and Women in Palestine," at Al-Najah University. Born in Colombia, Hussein is fluent in Arabic, English, and Spanish and has published articles on women's issues. She is known as a competitive trainer in the field. In 2004, the Canadian Board of Films produced the movie, Soraida: A Woman of Palestine.
Director General, WLP Palestine/Women's Affairs Technical Committee (WATC)