Khadija Salim Farhan:

Khadija Salim Farhan: Feminist and activist. Born in Lifta village near Jerusalem in 1932, she was turned into a refugee alongside her family in the year 1948 and has lived in the Jerusalem Airport neighborhood near the Kalandia Refugee Camp. Farhan joined feminist work in 1956 as a volunteer at the Women’s Center affiliated with the UNRWA. She is a founding member of the Kalandia Camp Women’s Handicraft Cooperative. Since it has been established, Farhan was elected as a member at all of its administrative committees where she held various posts.

Zamaq Abdel Qader:

Zamaq Abdel Qader: Feminist and activist. Born in the village of Abu Qash near Ramallah in 1948, she was the women’s unions’ officer at the UNRWA, later worked at the Am’ari Refugee Camp where she started a center for women there. Abdel Qhader joined the cooperative as a member of the public committee members in 1967, and was elected a board member during six cycles. Mrs. Abdel Qhader is currently a Secretary of Treasury.

Karima Madhi:

Karima Madhi: Feminist and activist. Born in Ramallah in 1934, she worked for the UNRWA for over forty years as a public researcher providing numerous services to the refugee camps residents, namely: the wives of political prisoners and martyrs. Madhi has joined the cooperative in the year 1967, and was elected as a board member during seven cycles. Mrs. Madhi is a Secretary of Treasury.

Sahar Farraj:

Sahar Farraj: Feminist and activist. Born in the Airport neighborhood near Kalandia Camp in 1966, she graduated with a degree in Business and Economics from Birzeit University and Sacred Heart University in the USA. Farraj works in field of economic development and social development along side local- and internationalnon- governmental organizations. Mrs. Farraj is a Board Member. Currently, her work focuses on marketing and quality-assurance of Palestinian products produced by local charities and cooperatives. Also, she is a board member at the Palestinian Alimony Fund.

Rasmiya Bader Zayed

Rasmiya Bader Zayed: Board member, Feminist and activist. Born in the Kalandia refugee camp to refugee parents who were forced out of their village of Sarees in 1948. She was elected as a board member in 2005

Rasmiya Bader Zayed

Fathiyya AL-Tamimi: Feminist and activist. Mrs. Al-Tamini is a Board Member and a philanthropist. She was born in Jerusalem.

Rasmiya Bader Zayed

Nadia M’sallem: Board member, Feminist and activist. Born in Kalandia refugee camp to refugee parents who were forced out of their village of Deir Ayyub in 1948.