Fatemah Farag

Founder and Director
Welad Elbalad Media LTD

Fatemah Farag is the Founder and Director of Welad Elbalad Media LTD, a company dedicated to community media development and media excellence in Egypt. She is also the MENA Director for WAN IFRA’s Women in News Program, a World Editors Forum (WEF) Board Member and a Neiman Fellow. Prior to WB, Ms. Farag was the founding chief editor of the English Edition of Al Masry Al Youm. Before 2009, she divided her professional time between the newsroom and journalism training and media education.


#metoo: From the US to the rest of the world

After The New York Times and The New Yorker reported that dozens of women had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault over a period thirty years, more women proceeded to come forward with similar accusations against men in high power positions, igniting a global movement. But it spread asymmetrically, gaining a lot of momentum in […]