Zeina Bali is the director of Masahat - Open Space for Arab Culture in Exile. Established in 2015 in Norway, Masahat is an independent non-profit with the purpose of curating and presenting high-quality knowledge, history, art and culture from the Middle East and North Africa with a special focus on the Arab world. Zeina has a MSc in International Development and Management from Lund University, Sweden. Prior to joining Masahat, she has worked with several international organizations and research institutes with focus on education and youth empowerment. Since 2015, Zeina has been a regular commentator in the Norwegian media and public debate on Syria.