editor. moderator. multimedia journalist.
I was the main contributor for The International New York Times on business, education and culture for 6 years.
I then took on a content marketing project at Google as editor-in-chief of Think with Google MENA for 6 years.
I also have an awesome travel blog: www.holidaysinheels.com, that features hotel reviews and beach reads. The Instagram account, @holidaysinheels, has nearly 20,000 organic followers.
I have held roles as Deputy Editor of VIVA Magazine, largest selling women's monthly title in the GCC, and Editor of Dubai Magazine, official title of the Dubai Department of Tourism, based in Motivate Publishing.
I am Managing Editor at Protocol Labs, an American Web3 company focused on the next iteration of the internet. I am also a budding novelist.
Netflix short story award (UK)
Emirates Literature Foundation Fellowship (UAE)
B.S. in finance at the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with honors in just three years.
M.S. Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, again with honors.
I'm an Arab-American who grew up in Greece and now lives in Dubai. I speak some Arabic, Italian, Greek, and can sing in Spanish!