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CNN, Freelance Journalist

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Shahira Amin is an Egyptian TV journalist who worked for Egypt State TV between 1989 to 2011. She has been a freelance contributor to CNN's Inside Africa since 2002. Amin has produced feature stories on female genital mutilation, the plight of Sudanese refugees, discrimination against Copts in Egypt, the Nile water dispute and Wahhabi influence on Egyptian culture and the arts, among others. She is twice winner of Best news report in the annual CNN World Report Competition (2004 and 2008). She has also been recognized by UNICEF for her efforts to improve the status of women and children in her country (Certificate of recognition, Beirut 2009).

She has hosted  many high profile personalities  on her weekly program "In the Hot Seat" broadcast on Nile TV (Egypt TV's English Language Channel) including US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, US Ambassador  on women's issues Verveer,  US Secretary of Trade Ron Kirk, President of Finland Tarja Halonen ,Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Former First Lady Jehane Sadat, Former Ghanaian President John Kufuor, Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed, ILO Chief Juan Somavia to mention but a few. Amin has also contributed articles to various  publications including the Dubai-based The World, Egypt's state sponsored al Ahram Weekly , El Masry el Yom (independent) portal , Emirates News and others. Shahira resigned from her job on the 3rd of February in protest at state TV coverage of the popular uprising in Tahrir Square and is a longtime contributor to CNN.

Amin is a founding member of the Egyptian Women Journalists Union, a network established in 2015 that extends legal, moral and professional support to female journalists in Egypt. The NGO organizes training workshops for young and mid-career journalists (male and female) in provinces outside Cairo where training opportunities are limited and has recently produced a training manual for journalists covering population issues (family planning, gender-based violence etc.) with the support of UNFPA. She is also a board member of the International Women’s Forum, a Washington-based NGO working to promote women leadership and youth empowerment. Amin has won several international awards including the BMW’s Responsible Leaders Award 2016, The Global Thinkers Forum Excellence in Promoting Gender Equality Award 2013 and Spain’s Julio Anguita Parrado Award for Courageous Journalism 2012.

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Shahira Amin

CNN, Freelance Journalist

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Shahira Amin Biography

Shahira Amin is an Egyptian TV journalist who worked for Egypt State TV between 1989 to 2011. She has been a freelance contributor to CNN's Inside Africa since 2002. Amin has produced feature stories on female genital mutilation, the plight of Sudanese refugees, discrimination against Copts in Egypt, the Nile water dispute and Wahhabi influence on Egyptian culture and the arts, among others. She is twice winner of Best news report in the annual CNN World Report Competition (2004 and 2008). She has also been recognized by UNICEF for her efforts to improve the status of women and children in her country (Certificate of recognition, Beirut 2009).

She has hosted  many high profile personalities  on her weekly program "In the Hot Seat" broadcast on Nile TV (Egypt TV's English Language Channel) including US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, US Ambassador  on women's issues Verveer,  US Secretary of Trade Ron Kirk, President of Finland Tarja Halonen ,Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Former First Lady Jehane Sadat, Former Ghanaian President John Kufuor, Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed, ILO Chief Juan Somavia to mention but a few. Amin has also contributed articles to various  publications including the Dubai-based The World, Egypt's state sponsored al Ahram Weekly , El Masry el Yom (independent) portal , Emirates News and others. Shahira resigned from her job on the 3rd of February in protest at state TV coverage of the popular uprising in Tahrir Square and is a longtime contributor to CNN.

Amin is a founding member of the Egyptian Women Journalists Union, a network established in 2015 that extends legal, moral and professional support to female journalists in Egypt. The NGO organizes training workshops for young and mid-career journalists (male and female) in provinces outside Cairo where training opportunities are limited and has recently produced a training manual for journalists covering population issues (family planning, gender-based violence etc.) with the support of UNFPA. She is also a board member of the International Women’s Forum, a Washington-based NGO working to promote women leadership and youth empowerment. Amin has won several international awards including the BMW’s Responsible Leaders Award 2016, The Global Thinkers Forum Excellence in Promoting Gender Equality Award 2013 and Spain’s Julio Anguita Parrado Award for Courageous Journalism 2012.

Shahira Amin Videos

  • Shahira Amin on Walking the Fine Line Between Journalism and Activism
    Journalist Shahira Amin on Walking the Fine Line Between Journalism and Activism at the PH+SocialGood: Tacloban Journalism Forum
  • The state of Egyptian media before and after Mubarak
    Former Nile TV senior correspondent Shahira Amin spoke with CBS News' Alex Ortiz about the state of Egyptian media before and after Hosni Mubarak...
  • TEDxWomen -- Shahira Amin - YouTube

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  • How to book Shahira Amin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Shahira Amin for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Shahira Amin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Shahira Amin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Shahira Amin?

    Booking fees for Shahira Amin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Shahira Amin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Shahira Amin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shahira Amin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shahira Amin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Shahira Amin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Shahira Amin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Shahira Amin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Shahira Amin for your event is available upon request. Shahira Amin generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Catherine Fiankan-Bokonga, Barkha Dutt, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Nancy Snyderman, MD and Natasha Mwansa. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shahira Amin for an upcoming event.

Shahira Amin Speaker Videos

  • Shahira Amin on Walking the Fine Line Between Journalism and Activism
    Journalist Shahira Amin on Walking the Fine Line Between Journalism and Activism at the PH+SocialGood: Tacloban Journalism Forum
    The state of Egyptian media before and after Mubarak
    Former Nile TV senior correspondent Shahira Amin spoke with CBS News' Alex Ortiz about the state of Egyptian media before and after Hosni Mubarak stepped down as well excitement over her interview...
  • TEDxWomen -- Shahira Amin - YouTube

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