About Mirna Al Sharif

Mirna Alsharif is an Egyptian-American student who is currently studying journalism at the American University in Dubai. Her greatest passions include reading and writing. She hopes to someday become a respected journalist who travels the world and investigates news.

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Women and Ambition: Don’t you Dare Reach for the Stars

Growing up I remember watching a very popular Egyptian play by the name of Madraset el Moshaghbeen. The play tells a story about a classroom of boys who have been labeled misfits due to their low academic level and behavioral issues. Most teachers who attempt to teach this class of students quit after a few [...]

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The Paris Terror Attacks…Now What?

In light of the recent terror attacks that took place in Paris, many have taken to social media to publish their opinions. Hashtags including #JeSuisCharlie and #JeSuisAhmed went viral on twitter. The world seemed to be buzzing; the terror attacks in France had affected so many people. What happened as a result of the unprecedented [...]

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