2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Nasser Weddady

Independent Consultant
Nasser Weddady is a Mauritanian-American consultant with expert knowledge of social media and the politics of the Arab region and West Africa. He is at the crossroads of public diplomacy, radicalization and youth movements. He was identified as one of the top 5 influencers during the 2011 Arab uprisings by the Atlantic Magazine, voted “Best Person To Follow - Arabic” in Deutsch Welle’s Best of Blogs Awards in 2013, and named among “100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40” by the Arabian Business Magazine in 2015. Weddady is co-editor of the Palgrave Macmillan anthology “Arab Spring Dreams” and has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 21

09:00 PDT