Zaina Erhaim

Zaina Erhaim is a Syrian journalist and activist who has won multiple international awards for her work on conflict reporting and training citizen reporters. Erhaim directed the documentary series Syria’s Rebellious Women, and has worked with the BBC, Alhayat, Orient TV, the Guardian, the Economist, and Die Zeit.

While working at the Institute of War and Peace Reporting she trained hundreds of citizen reporters, with a particular focus on empowering women to do journalism, and was therefore directly or indirectly responsible for a large proportion of eyewitness journalistic accounts of the Syrian war.