Sarah Zaaimi is a Moroccan based in Alexandria, Egypt. Born in Rabat in a multicultural family, she spent an important part of her life travelling and bridging cultures. Sarah has a MA in Communication studies, from EHTP and le College Polythechnique of Paris, an M.A. in International Studies and Diplomacy from Al Akhawayn University and a B.A. in Journalism and Communication from l’ISIC of Rabat. Mrs. Zaaimi started her career at the age of 18 while studying journalism. She worked in many national and international newspapers such as Ashark Al Wassat daily newspaper, then as a TV reporter for 2M TV, before working as a communication specialist for the UNFEM and later as a Youth and Education Program Officer for the Anna Lindh Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures in Egypt. Sarah is also very active within the Euro-Mediterranean civil society, as she is one of the youth ambassadors of the Middle East Youth Initiative at Brooking, a former member of the Youth Advisory Committee of the League of Arab States, a UNFPA peer-educator, and a Soliya connect program facilitator. Furthermore, she is the author of a tool-kit on Training Bloggers on Intercultural Dialogue, and of a research on the Moroccan Religious Identity and the Media.
Main Pillar: Media
Areas of Expertise: Journalism and New Media Technologies
Country of Origin: Morocco
City of Residency: London, U.K.