Lebanese writer, producer and activist with a postgraduate diploma in theater studies and a master’s degree in cultural mediation, which resulted in the script »In exactly this moment«. She wrote three short films in addition to several texts, which she also directed. Mona Merhi’s work focuses on cultural practices of the Lebanese communities and the Arab world. In addition to writing critiques in the newspaper Al-Akhbar, Mona Merhi worked as an administrative director of the Ensemble Theater. She is a member of the Cultural Innovators Network and recently joined the Cultural Policy Group in Lebanon. She is currently completing her PhD degree at School of Drama at University of Washington.