Webinar: Science communication in the Arab world

Webinar date: 31 January 2022

Four panelists spoke about opportunities for training and professional development and jobs, and networks for science media and communication in the Arab World. This webinar was held in English with simultaneous Arabic translation. It’s promoted for the PCST Network and the Arab Forum of Science Media and Communication (AFSMC).


  • Mohamed Elsonbaty Ramadan, Egypt
    Freelance Science Journalist and Science Communication Consultant and Trainer – Co-founder of Arab Forum of Science Media and Communication
  • Abdulaziz Alhegelan, Saudi Arabia
    President of North Africa and Middle East Science Centers Network (NAMES).
  • Bothina Osama, Egypt
    Middle East and North Africa Regional Coordinator at SciDev.Net.  Founding member of the Arab Science Journalists Association
  • Rana Dajani, Jordan
    Professor of Molecular Biology and President of the society for advancement of science and technology in the Arab world (SASTA)

Moderator: Toss Gascoigne, Australia