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Shahira Amin

CNN, Freelance Journalist

Shahira Amin is a freelance Egyptian journalist who contributes mainly to CNN’s Inside Africa and CNN.com. She also writes for Index on Censorship, a portal for free expression. Amin was formerly Deputy Head of Egyptian state television’s English Language Channel Nile TV but she quit in the height of the uprising in protest at state TV coverage of the developments in her country. Shahira was also a former Senior Anchor and Correspondent for the channel.

Shahira has traveled the world covering major events and conflicts and has interviewed numerous statesmen and high profile figures. She has been recognized by UNICEF for her efforts to improve the status of women and children in her country. Earlier this year she received the American University in Cairo’s Catalyst for Change Award and is also the recipient of this year’s Holmes of the year award from the University of Gotheborg

2 Responses to Shahira Amin

  1. hi!,I like your writing very so much! share we keep up a correspondence extra about your article on AOL? I require an expert in this area to resolve my problem. May be that’s you! Taking a look forward to see you.

  2. Priyanka says:

    Dear Madam,

    myself Priyanka,from India and i follow TED talks.Im interested in this forum because i feel that there are so many ppl who would like to create a difference in this society.I would like to connect to you and discuss with you abt a women i know who is creating lot of changes in this society at a large and significant level.her name is Ms.Rashmi Aiyappa and you can read more abt her thru our website.

    I would like to get in touch with you and explore the possibilities that can be done in this society for everyone to realize the beauty of every women.

    Thanks for your time and consideration