A Palestinian writer, poet, research consultant, community activist, and lecturer, in addition to a long life experience in various aspects of research, oral history, gender, literary critique, and politics.

Dr. Abdulhadi is the founder and director of Al-Rowat for Studies & Research. She has published 12 books in addition to various studies and articles, previously Consultant Researcher to the UNICIEF in Cairo, Consultant Researcher to the Directorate of Gender Planning and Development (Ministry of Planning in Palestine), as well as the Palestinian Research & Documentation Centre (UNESCO) in Palestine. Dr. Abdulhadi is a member of the Palestinian National Council, and the regional coordinator of the Women organization "Peace Women across the Globe" (PWAG).