Bashkatib, Founder and Director
Lives in Cairo. Ahmed is the Founder and Director of Bashkatib, a not-for-profit company whose mission is to build and sustain a network of youth-run community media outlets in marginalised areas of Egypt.
He also works as a journalist for Al Masry Al Youm Newspaper, and has previously worked as a journalist, editor and producer in the written press, radio and television.
Fellowship: Chevening International Scholarship
Role When Applying: Founder and Director
Funding partners: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Mentor: Sir John Tusa
Maria Garcia Holley
Laboratory for the City
Director of the Creative City Strategy, Mexico City