Amanda is a British-Chinese post-graduate student from King’s College London. Now a researcher and freelance journalist based in Cairo. Currently she is a part-time intern associate editor for the political journal of the American University in Cairo, the Cairo Review, while hunting for a full-time, stable job in journalism in Cairo. She also has a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organisation industry and the education system. Her aim is to fight for human rights by spreading understanding and a voice for the voiceless on current topics in the Middle East, spanning topics like the war on terror, Israel-Palestinian relations, China-Egypt relations, Egyptology, Islamic philosophy, the Arab Spring(s) and Sufism. She has a particular focus on Egypt as an important actor in the region. Armed with a master’s in terrorism & counter-terrorism as well as fluency in Mandarin and intermediate proficiency in Arabic, she is an aspiring journalist.