Nadia Al-Sakkaf: b. 1977; Nadia Al-Sakkaf became the chief editor of the Yemen T…


Nadia Al-Sakkaf: b. 1977; Nadia Al-Sakkaf became the chief editor of the Yemen Times in 2005 and quickly became a leading voice on issues of media, gender, and politics. During the 2011 crisis in Yemen, Al-Sakkaf and her organization were vital in putting the situation in context for the wider world. The Yemen Times had reporters on the ground covering the uprising, and also created several publications, especially those for women’s participation in politics.