About

Amanda is a post-graduate student (from King’s College London) 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 the Communication Liaison Officer at Malvern College Egypt, a leading British international school in the region. Alongside her work at Malvern College Egypt, Amanda is a freelance journalist.

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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