Maha Tazi is a Ph.D. student in the Communication Studies Program at Concordia University. Her research interests focus on the recent developments of the feminist movement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Currently, Maha is also teaching a Media Criticism course at Concordia University.
Previously, Maha studied International and Middle Eastern Studies in Morocco, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, as well as Women’s Studies at Sciences Po Paris. She also worked and volunteered with several women's NGOs in the MENA region, such as Association Solidarite Feminine in Casablanca, Ananke Mag, an online interactive platform based in Dubai and engaging women across the MENA on issues pertaining to women’s rights. More recently, she also held the position of Program Manager with Empowering Women in the Atlas, a social initiative which aims to engage rural women in economic growth and sustainable development in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco.