Speaking on the radio 105.3 Nagham FM

I’ve never been on the radio before! So, I was thrilled to be invited by the beautiful Mai Anwar on her show “Family” Mondays-Wednesdays 3-4 pm, where we discuss important topics for parents and families. I was given the opportunity to speak about the importance of reading and how to pick a good Arabic bookContinue reading “Speaking on the radio 105.3 Nagham FM”

A finalist for the Social Impact Award by the British Council

Not only has the UK awarded me a scholarship to study Children’s Literature at the University of Cambridge in 2013, but now I was thrilled to be shortlisted as a finalist for the Social Impact Award in Egypt. It was a wonderful night where we met many talented and hard working people. Thank you soContinue reading “A finalist for the Social Impact Award by the British Council”

Reading at Alsson School – American

I was so happy to be invited by El Alsson school, New Giza, for two days to read to the American section from grades Pre-K to 5. This time, I read both my English and Arabic books – and really enjoyed the laughter from the little ones and the questions from the older students. SomeContinue reading “Reading at Alsson School – American”

Reading ميلا القطة الجميلة at Mum’s Lounge <3

It was such a pleasure to be invited to Mum’s Lounge nursery in New Cairo to read my new Arabic children’s book, Mila the Beautiful Cat (2019) ميلا القطة الجميلة. Many children and parents attended, and we had time to discuss the importance of reading and how to encourage children to love learning Arabic. It’sContinue reading “Reading ميلا القطة الجميلة at Mum’s Lounge <3”

Arabic Book A Month on Scoop Empire!

We really cannot thank Scoop Empire enough for the wonderful article they have written on our team’s efforts in creating and running Arabic Book A Month. “With the rise of technology and its evolution, children nowadays have bee missing out on a lot, most importantly, on their own childhood! More smartphones and tablets, less hideContinue reading “Arabic Book A Month on Scoop Empire!”

Featured in Nsf El Donia Al Ahram Magazine Article

Thank you to Al Ahram’s magazine Nsf El Donia for the wonderful article about my work in children’s books with Arabic Book A Month! It is so important to highlight all that is being done to encourage other’s to do more! I was really happy to see the two page spread in their 31 MayContinue reading “Featured in Nsf El Donia Al Ahram Magazine Article”