Ali Hisham

Fellowship year

2020 - 2021

Field

Children's Rights

Placement when a fellow

Business Development Assistant - Plan International Egypt

Higher education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism - Department of Mass Communications

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Ali Hisham is an innovative writer with 10 years of experience. He began publishing his writings in print newspapers in 2010. He published his first book Naql Aam with four editions that hit the bestseller shelves, while being the youngest story writer in Egypt. Hisham is currently in the process of publishing his second book. He is also an E-blogger whose blog, www.kobbaya.com, has reached more than 200K views. In December 2011 Hisham co-founded a grassroots movement in Egypt, Thawra Ma’hash Beta’a (Revolution Without an ID), that focused on students’ rights and worked on discovering children’s talents. He was selected by Amnesty International Nederland as Egypt’s Country Representative. Hisham became a certified and experienced Arabic proofreader and worked with Social Justice Platform as an Arabic editor and proofreader for two years. He also has a great passion for marketing, and therefore worked as a copywriter for two years in the advertising industry. He is also a passionate journalist who has experience in conducting research and preparing TV shows.