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2014 Fellow
Women's Initiative Fellowship Program

Miriam is currently an editorial trainee at the American University in Cairo working within one of the most prestigious publishing houses in the Middle East.  Miriam has worked in several aspects of the editorial and publishing process.

Miriam previously worked as a journalist and video producer at Tunisia Live, the first Tunisian news website in English. She managed the coverage of the first anniversary of the Tunisian Revolution – the website’s largest production to date.

Miriam has also worked on minority issues in Tunisia, taking trips to the center and the south of the country. Her research is concentrated on the involvement of the Jewish minority in politics and their situation after the revolution. She has worked with the Amazigh community in Tunisia and their fight for political recognition. For the Women’s Day Celebration in 2012, she produced a video report on women’s rights in Tunisia, examining to what extent Tunisian women enjoy their liberties. She has been covering discussions held within the constitutional committees, which will lay the foundation for Tunisia’s new constitution. For the past year, Miriam has been working with Albawsala, a Tunisian NGO monitoring the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly, producing video reports on a weekly basis.

Miriam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business English from the Higher Institute for Humanitarian Applied Sciences.

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