Hanane Haj Ali is a theater maker, activist, writer, and researcher. The expert in cultural management and culture policies training is also a co-founder of HAKAWATI Theatre group and a member of the UNESCO Expert Facility of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. She is also a co-founder of Al- MAWRED ATHAQAFY organization (Culture Resource), a member of SHAMS (The Cooperative Cultural Association for Youth in Theatre and Cinema), the president of the artistic board, a board member of experts council of ETTIJAHAT Organization, a member of “ Censorship Observatory”/Lebanon Member of “Saving Beirut Theater” Group, and a member of The Arab Group of work on culture policies.

• In 2017, she received the Order of letters and Arts from the rank of knight of the French Ministry of Culture Co-founder and general assembly. Hanane is an author of referential books including “Introduction to Cultural Policies”, and “Theatre Beirut”.