Ahdeya Al Sayed, former President of the Bahrain Journalists Association. The first female to be elected to chair the association since its establishment in the year 2000. She won the 2019 Female Arab Journalist of the year award by the London Arabia Organisation. Ahdeya also worked as media advisor at Bahrain's Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and Ministry of Information and spokesperson for Bahrain's parliamentary and municipal elections in the year 2006.She joined print and digital media as a journalist in 1991. Ahdeya was also appointed to the board of trustees of the Dubai-based Arab Women Federation and is a board member of the Arab Family Council.
Al Sayed is a founding member of Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society and was its spokesperson..