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Shrouk El-Attar

Shrouk El-Attar


Shrouk El-Attar (She/They) is a Senior Electronics Engineer, belly dancer, and refugee. She was named BBC 100 Most Influential Women, IET Top 6 Young Women Engineers in the UK, and United Nations Refugee Agency Young Woman of the Year. She is also a drag performance artist known as Dancing Queer.

For decades, Egypt’s LGBTQ+ community has been marginalised and persecuted. But attempts to erase them, such as the recent banning of Marvel’s Dr Strange 2, won't deter the fearless queer activists asserting their existence, writes Shrouk El-Attar.

04 May, 2022