About

Check out Amanda’s latest article published in the American University of Cairo’s Political Journal, “The Cairo Review”‘s Winter 2020 Issue: https://www.thecairoreview.com/q-a/our-future-as-climate-refugees/. In “Our Future As Climate Refugees”, Amanda interviews Lebanese-American journalist Dahr Jamail on the political implications of climate change on the Middle Eastern region.

Amanda is freelancing journalist, researcher and writer who is currently living in Cairo. She has a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organisation industry and the education system. Amanda is currently working as the Communication Liaison Officer at Malvern College Egypt, a leading British international school in the region.

Her aim is to fight for human rights by spreading understanding and a voice for the voiceless on current topics in the Middle East, particularly on topics like the war on terror, Sufism, the Arab Spring(s) and Islamic fundamentalism. She has a particular focus on Egypt as an important actor in the region. Armed with a master’s in terrorism & counter-terrorism, bachelors degrees in Sociology and English & World Literature, as well as fluency in Mandarin and lower-intermediate proficiency in Arabic, she is dedicated to continuing her career as a journalist focusing on the Middle East.

Inspiring Quotes

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. 

Anne Frank

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”

― Lao Tzu

Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.

Rumi

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