Fatemah Farag

Veteran journalist, media innovator, and senior executive, Fatemah Farag is the Founder and Director of Welad Elbalad Media Services LTD, a company dedicated to community media development and media excellence in Egypt. She is the first Arab woman and first Egyptian to have been voted to the Executive Committee and Board of WAN IFRA and is the former Arab Region Director for WAN IFRA’s Women in News Program (WIN).

Currently WINs Senior Consultant for Strategic Partnerships, Farag is also a WAN IFRA Board member and currently holds the position of Senior Gender Coordinator at the American University in Cairo (AUC).