The Middle East and North Africa stories of resistance were curated by Ayat Mneina in partnership with story collectors: Manal Taleb, Amani Aruri, Tara Ashour, Sandie Hanna, Shiyam Galyon and Lamia Mneina. The translations and transcriptions were completed by independent translators , Yusef Sawie, Ali Al-Abbasi, Sanussi Mneina, Salma Burashid and the team at Industry Arabic. The beautiful illustrations were created by the talented Sarah Handala (@berberewoman on Instagram). We’d like to also acknowledge Françoise Moudouthe, Nana Bruce-Amanquah and Jama Jack of Eyala Blog for their partnership with story curator Ayat Mneina; Eyala Blog will be featuring a series on the North African resistance stories in 2023. As well as Saja Othman and Farah Ezzeldin and the team at the Valve Studio (Jordan) for designing and leading the curation of the the digital exhibit. Last but not least, we’d like to thank Hibaaq Osman and the El Karama network for facilitating key introductions to storytellers and their continued support and encouragement throughout the project.