Balsam bint Abd Al-Malik was a Coptic writer and a journalist. Born and raised in Tanta, Egypt, she received her education at the Catholic Missions’ Schools. Fluent in both French and Arabic, Al-Malik worked at the Ministry of Education, participated in Egypt’s Women’s Uprising of the 1920s and wrote extensively on the subject of solving the problems of Arab Society. In 1920, she published a magazine in Cairo entitled Al-Mar’a Al-Masriya (The Egyptian Woman).
Balsam bint Abd Al-Malik