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◆ Recipient of the trophy merit for female journalists by Morocco’s government, March 2015
◆ Young Journalist fellow at the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference, Panama, December 2016
◆ Selected to cover the The Youth Global Forum in Jakarta, November 2016
◆ Press fellow at the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Latin America Reporting Initiative Fellowship, Colombia, August 2016
◆ Press Fellow to cover COP21 at the United Nations Foundation, Paris, December 2015
◆ Press Fellow at the World Health Organization, Brasilia, November 2015
◆ Press Fellow at the United Nations Foundation, New York City, September 2015
◆ Selected to attend the 2015 Media in Conflicts Seminar, Herzliya, Israel, August 2015
◆ Selected – among 600 applicants – by the European Youth Press to cover the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum on Foreign Policy in Bonn, Germany, June 2015
◆ Young Leader fellow at Women Deliver (global advocacy organization calling for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women), May 2015
◆ Selected to participate in the International Youth to Youth summit, Lithuania, April 2015
◆ National Press Foundation fellow at the Journalist-to-Journalist “Tobacco’s Global Impact” program in Abu Dhabi, March 2015
◆ Emerging Leader Fellow at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, Qatar, Jordan, Morocco, December 2014
◆ Press Fellow at the United Nations Foundation, New York City, November 2014
◆ Press Fellow at the United Nations Foundation, New York City, September 2014

◆ Multilingual journalist (English, French, Arabic, Spanish)
◆ Strong editing, writing, reporting, headline and research skills (including social media platforms and blogging)
◆ Daily journalism experience in a fast-paced environment
◆ Proven ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet tight deadlines
◆ Self-starter with a strong network of contacts (media, policy-makers, business leaders) in China, the Middle East, North Africa and Latin America
◆ Diplomacy to deal with outside contributors and clients
◆ Excellent news judgment
◆ Solid understanding of foreign affairs
◆ Multicultural background: born and raised in Morocco, studied in France & US, worked in the Middle East and China. Currently based in Latin America



Producer, Video journalist at The Associated Press, Buenos Aires – June 2015 – Present

AP is the world’s oldest and largest newsgathering organization.

Foreign correspondent                                                                                                                   

• Shoot, edit and produce news videos and short features (e.g. pollution in Ecuador’s Amazonia)
• Publish photo stories
• Publish articles on current affairs (e.g. political, social and economic developments in Argentina) for CNN International, The Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News & World Report, VICE News, Global Post, International Finance Magazine, South China Morning Post, China Dialogue, among others
• Report on regional developments from other Latin American countries (e.g. Paraguay’s counterfeit goods, Chile’s electoral reform, Uruguay’s legalization of marihuana)



Editor at Thomson Reuters, Hong Kong – 2012-2014

Journalist in the International and Middle East/North Africa desk at L’Orient-Le Jour, Beirut, Lebanon – 2011

News editor of the Middle East and North Africa desk at The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon – 2011

Journalist at Palestine-Israel Journal, Jerusalem – 2009

Intern at United Nations, Department of Public Affairs, Division for Palestinian Rights, New York – 2009

Public Information at United States Congress (Office of Congressman John Salazar, Colorado), Washington DC – 2008



French: mother tongue

English: bilingual

Spanish: advanced

Classical Arabic: fair knowledge

Moroccan & Lebanese dialects: conversant

Portuguese: basic




New York University, M.A., International Relations

Thesis: The relevancy and applicability of international human rights law to Islamic law as it is applied in the Middle East and North Africa.

American University, Certificate, Journalism

Research project about the U.S. involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the Bush Administration

Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme of Paris, B.A. and Masters, Broadcast media


Member of Sandbox (global community of leaders under 30), Buenos Aires, 2015 – Present

Active member of the Association of Foreign Correspondents, Buenos Aires, 2014 – Present

Active member of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, 2011 – 2014

Organizer at the Board of Missions of the United Nations, New York, 2009

Directed a play Exit (by Jean-Paul Sartre), Casablanca, Morocco, 2003