Sara started interning at Al-Ahram Weekly, as soon as she graduated 13 years ago. She began covering protests and riots in 2005 when the political scene is Egypt was incredibly tense with more people demanding the removal of President Hosni Mubarak. She started freelancing with different papers and magazines, mainly focusing on humanitarian stories and the struggles of women. She also freelanced for different international media organizations such as NPR. She worked at the Daily News Egypt and then seven years later, she became the political editor of the paper; she led teams of reporters while covering some of the most intense news in modern Egyptian history; the clashes in downtown Cairo under military rule in 2012, the ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, the arrests of activists and human rights lawyers under the rule of President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi. She worked for the BBC in 2014 and produced different radio and TV segments. She also produced two documentaries.
Main Pillar: Media
Areas of Expertise: Journalism and New Media Technologies
Country of Origin: Egypt
City of Residency: Cairo, Egypt