Amira Salah-Ahmed

Deputy Editor
Egypt Independent
Egypt

Amira Salah-Ahmed is the Deputy Editor of Egypt Independent, as well as a business and economy reporter who contributes to the Financial Times and The BRICS Post. She was the business editor of Daily News Egypt from July 2007-April 2012 and, prior to that, worked on a USAID-funded economic policy reform project.

After graduating with a journalism degree from the American University in Cairo, she worked as an assistant editor/writer at Egypt Today and Business Today Egypt monthly magazines. Amira has co-authored a book about Egypt’s uprising, which has been published in Italian ("I Diari Della Rivoluzione", Fandango Libri) and Arabic ("Tahrir Memoirs", Dar Al Shorouq).

She writes poetry and short stories published regularly on her blog: amiralx.wordpress.com.

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