Counselor Tahani Al-Gebali, has been a significant figure in the and carved her path as a beacon of justice and empowerment. As the former Vice President of the Supreme Constitutional Court and the first Egyptian woman to hold a judge's position, she left an indelible mark on the legal landscape.
She was elected as the first Egyptian lawyer to serve on the Council of the General Bar Association for two consecutive terms, making history since the establishment of the Bar Association. Additionally, for three consecutive sessions, she held the distinguished position of being the first Egyptian lawyer elected as a member of the permanent office of the Arab Lawyers Union, dating back to the Union's inception in 1944.
Passionate about advancing the rights of Arab women, Tahani Al-Gebali took the helm as the Head of the Committee for the Advancement of Arab Women at the Arab Lawyers Union. Leading this committee, she tirelessly worked to study and improve the conditions and opportunities for women within the Arab legislative structure.
With an illustrious career, Tahani Al-Gebali served as a legal advisor for the Crisis Management and Decision Making Unit at Tanta University, where her expertise and guidance were instrumental. She also held influential roles as a member of the Board of Trustees of The Arab Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession (ACIJLP), a member of the International Federation of Lawyers, and the International Bar Association.
Beyond her national and regional involvement, Tahani Al-Gebali's dedication to the cause of justice and human rights propelled her to participate in international conferences and represent the Arab Lawyers Union in specialized United Nations agencies. She contributed her legal expertise as a member of the UNICEF Group of Legal Experts on the Implementation of International Agreements addressing Women and Children and served as a member of the Arab Organization for Human Rights.
Tahani Al-Gebali's profound impact reverberated through her active engagement in the legislative and political arenas. As a former member of the Legislative Committee and the Political Committee of the National Council for Women, she influenced policy discussions and advocated for meaningful change. Her expertise was further recognized as she served as a legal expert at the International Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and as a member of the Advisory Committee for Human Sciences at the Alexandria Library.