America, we feel for you: An Egyptian on American politics

It’s October 2011 in Cairo. The whole country is still going through the most tumultuous time in its recent history. A few months back a 30-year-ruling dictator was toppled by a popular revolt. And nothing remained the same afterwards. In the midst of all that, I was juggling multiple freelance video journalism assignments here and there. The … Continue reading America, we feel for you: An Egyptian on American politics

Bridging Two Worlds: Kim Badawi’s career since the “Covering a Revolution” Reporting Fellowship

The following entry is a guest post by Kim Badawi, a top, young journalist who participated in the “Covering a Revolution” journalism fellowship. This post is part of the “Where Are They Now?” series. Here is what he had to say about his experience in Cairo as a Reporting Fellow. What is a memorable moment from … Continue reading Bridging Two Worlds: Kim Badawi’s career since the “Covering a Revolution” Reporting Fellowship

Breaking Into the Industry: Stephanie Rice’s career since the “Covering a Revolution” Reporting Fellowship

The following entry is a guest post by Stephanie Rice, a top, young journalist from the United States. This post is part of the “Where Are They Now?” series, which chronicles the lives of participants who have  participated in past programs. Here is what she had to say about her experience in Cairo as a … Continue reading Breaking Into the Industry: Stephanie Rice’s career since the “Covering a Revolution” Reporting Fellowship

“The single most fulfilling experience of my career,” an Interview with Kristin Deasy

The following is a guest post by Kristin Deasy, a top, young journalist from the United States, and is part of the “Where Are They Now?” series. Here is what she had to say about her experience in Cairo as a Reporting Fellow: What is a memorable moment from your time participating in the fellowship? … Continue reading “The single most fulfilling experience of my career,” an Interview with Kristin Deasy

JFK Jr. Harvard Forum, “Egypt: From Tahrir to Today” Co-Sponsored by Open Hands

On Thursday, February 2, the John F. Kennedy Jr. School of Government at Harvard University hosted the forum “Egypt: From Tahrir Square to Today,” which discussed Egypt’s progress from the beginning of the January 25 revolution until today. The Forum was co-sponsored by the Open Hands Initiative, as well as HKS Middle East Initiative, and … Continue reading JFK Jr. Harvard Forum, “Egypt: From Tahrir to Today” Co-Sponsored by Open Hands