Country: Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Languages: English, Arabic
Organizations: Princess Noura Bent Abdurrahman University
Expertise: Islamic Studies, Gender, Human Rights
Focus area: Academic
Religious affiliation: Islam
Nourah Alhasawi holds a PhD in Islamic Studies and specializes in Sunnah, the Prophet Mohammed`s biography, teachings and their documentation. She is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Islamic Studies Department in Princess Noura Bent Abdurrahman University in Riyadh. During her career, she held a number of positions such as Vice Dean for Students Affairs and Head of the Female Department of the "Awareness and Social rehabilitation Society". Nourah holds accreditation as a trainer from the International Academy for Training (Antrac) and is also an accredited trainer with the King Abdul-Aziz Centre for National Dialogue. She has participated in many training-related activities such as program design, social work and specialized academic research. Nourah is the author of Your Guide to Successful Dialogue among Civilizations, published by the King Abdulaziz Centre for National Dialogue. Her other published works include Evidence of a Sole Narrator of Hadeeth, The Life of Aisha, and The Marriage System in Arab Society Before and After Islam.