Leila Al Ali is a Palestinian feminist and political activist since 1982. She is a promoter of Palestinian national and human rights with a particular focus on women. She was the vice- President of the General Union of Palestinian Students in Lebanon (1990-2004). She has been the executive director of Association Najdeh since 2004 and also became its vice- president in 2008. Najdah is a development NGO that works with women and children in refugee camps and gathering in Lebanon.