Rita Chemaly graduated from Saint Joseph University’s Institute of Political Sciences. Her thesis received the Samir Kassir price in 2007. She is a blogger and an active member of several Lebanese NGOs, such as Sakker el Dekkene, an anti-corruption NGO. She has been working since 2010 at the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) as a consultant for project development. She edits the Best Thesis Repertory at the Institute of Political Sciences.