Friday, November 24,  2017
Sara Horowitz

Sara Horowitz is the Founder and Executive Director of Freelancers Union. She has been widely recognized for her entrepreneurial efforts to build a new support system for independent workers, including creating and running a social-purpose insurance company to serve Freelancers Union members.

Horowitz was named one of "25 People to Watch" in 2010 by Crain's New York, was selected as one of "100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow" at the 2002 World Economic Forum by the Schwab Foundation, named one of Esquire Magazine's "50 Best and Brightest" in 2002, and received a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" in 1999. Before founding Freelancers Union, Horowitz was a private practice labor attorney and union organizer with 1199, the National Health and Human Service Employees Union. She has a Master's Degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, a Law Degree Cum Laude from the SUNY Buffalo Law School, and a B.S. from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.


Life

Stay Together in the SquareEvery Egyptian protestor who believes in democracy has an obligation to remain involved, for it is through involvement that democracy is built, tended, guarded, and grown

Rants

There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

View More

EDITORIAL

Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

View More

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

View More
Follow Midan Masr on