Hanaa Rifaey

Founder and Principal • Press Forward LLC
Last edited June 18, 2020

Hanaa Rifaey is the Founder and Principal of Press Forward LLC, a boutique consulting firm specializing in media and communications strategy, fundraising, and strategic planning. She has been a consultant for ONA since 2016, focused on connecting tech and media in the annual conference Midway. Previously, she served as the president of a nonprofit online news network, led national environmental campaigns, spent time on Capitol Hill, created international health advocacy groups, and advocated for civil rights post-9/11. Her diverse work has been featured in the Washington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, on MTV, in Feministing, and on countless blogs. Hanaa recently moved to central Pennsylvania with her family and has already been hard at work trying to turn the state blue.