100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:58 PM
Lina Ben Mhenni
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Lina Ben Mhenni

Industry: Culture and society

Designation: Blogger, activist, journalist

Country: Tunisia

Occupation: Blogger, activist, journalist

28-year old Lina Ben Mhenni’s English and Arabic language
blog, A Tunisian Girl, was propelled into the international spotlight during
the political unrest that toppled her country’s longstanding President Zine El
Abidine Ben Ali. Mhenni’s blog published photographs and videos of those
injured during the country’s unrest, taken during her regular trips to
hospitals. During the Tunisian Revolution, Ben Mhenni acted as a volunteer
correspondent for the international media, including France 2 and France 24.