Shahira Amin is an independent journalist based in Cairo.
Former Deputy Head of Egyptian state run Nile TV, Amin was also a longtime contributor to CNN´s Inside Africa filing news stories from the North Africa region focussing mainly on women´s issues and rights of minorities.
Amin has produced documetaries for UN agencies and moderated at various international conferences including Women Deliver.
Toronto and InternaWomen´s Forum. She has won several international awards including Global Thinkers Forum Excellence in promoying Gender Equity and BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Award.