Rana Allam is the Senior Editorial Adviser and Strategic Communications Director to the International Civil Action Network (ICAN) and the Women Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL) organization. She has extensive knowledge of the political scene in the Middle East region with a particular focus on Egypt.
Rana is the former chief editor of Daily News Egypt (DNE) newspaper in Cairo, and managed both the daily print paper as well as the website. She began her journalism career in 1995 and currently serves as a commentator on Middle East political affairs and human rights issues in the region.
Rana is also a PMP Certified professional with focus on IT and Web solutions. Specializing in news websites and content management, she managed several leading digital media outlets in the Middle East. She has expertise in news websites and digital marketing.