Fields of activities:
» Cultural studies
Brief description of your activity focus
Literary studies and experience in International Fundraising
Details about Expertise / Competences / TechnologiesA degree in English literature from the Faculty of Arts, English Department, Literature Section at Alexandria University-Alexandria, Egypt Currently working on an MA thesis in African literature by women with a specific focus on exploring the impacts of Colonialism on women writers from AfricaOn the work front, experience working as Senior Specialist at the Resource Development Department at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA): Person in charge of cooperation with the European Union and exploration of the European Commission’s different programmes in order to secure funding for the BAs different projects.Handling Euopean Commission and FP7 submissions and monitoring funded projects.Approaching potential donors of different nationalities in order to secure funds for the specific projects to be carried out by the BA. Basic experience in providing editorial assistance in all stages of the publication of books acquired from a past work experience as publishing assistant at a publishing house.