Honey Al Sayeed
Early career, mid-career. Journalism, media, and arts for social change.
Ms. Al-Sayed is a Creative Consultant who uses arts and media for socio-economic and political change, cultural dialogue, and peacebuilding. She is also an adjunct professor at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she has created a course titled Media, Arts, and Culture: Fueling War or Creating Peace? She is an accomplished bilingual (English, Arabic) communications professional and award-winning journalist with expertise in media, art and culture, public speaking, coaching, and media training. After the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, Ms. Al-Sayed relocated to the United States and co-founded SouriaLi – an independent nonprofit online radio station, where she worked as a producer, host, and media consultant. She served as a creative consultant on the award-winning document Red Lines and is regularly invited by prominent think tanks, organizations, and universities as a keynote speaker/moderator/panelist, discussing women’s empowerment, and the role of media and the arts in catalyzing social change and peace. Ms. Al Sayed is a graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University with a Master of Arts in International Affairs.