Lamiaa ElKholy
Lamiaa ElKholy

Lamiaa Elkholy is a bilingual editor, copywriter and photo editor. Lamiaa previously held the position of English Editor at du telecom Dubai, before moving on as Photo Editor/Content Editor, Bing Apps Arabia at Microsof Dubai. Both roles entailed launching projects – anayou.com for du and msn Arabia for Microsoft – where Lamiaa’s Arabic and English editorials defined the tone and content selection for online publishing and were key to the success of the startups. As Senior Content Executive, Digital Marketing with Emaar Dubai, Lamiaa created the bilingual content for the launch of the company's social media communications platforms. Lamiaa's most recent role was with msn Canada's editorial team before joining Al Arabiya English staff. Ms. Elkholy holds a Master's degree in American literature and is author of the novella "Anomaly." @lamiaaelkholy

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