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Mohammed Yahia
  • 31, Male
  • Cairo
  • Egypt
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Job Title / Profession
Science Journalist
Short Biography
Mohammed Yahia is a science journalist and editor working with and based in Cairo, Egypt. He has a bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Cairo University. However, he soon changed his career and has been a science journalist since 2006.

In 2007, he was one of the finalists for the Kaiser Foundation Award for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Journalism in Africa -- part of the CNN MultiChoice African Awards -- for an article he wrote in on how HIV is disproportionately affecting women in Africa. Besides writing for, his articles have been published in

Yahia is a member of the Arab Science Journalists Association. He is currently interested in new media and exploring ways to apply science journalism to evolving areas such as social networks, virtual worlds, and media integration.

He is currently head of the new media unit in He is also the new media consultant with Kamal Adham Center in the American University in Cairo (AUC). He was involved in the inauguration of the AUC Virtual Newsroom inside the virtual world of Second Life.
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Mohammed Yahia's Blog

A way to be famous

With our meeting coming up tomorrow, I thought I'd share this article - written by a close friend and colleague of mine - with you all. Sara Khorshid is an Arab Muslim woman, and she wrote this article in The Daily News Egypt. I believe the article is very relevant to what we will be discussing over the next couple of days.


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Posted on April 13, 2009 at 1:14pm

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