Building peace in the minds of men and women

Internet and the Radicalization of Youth: Preventing, Acting and Living Together

Mon, 31 Oct - 17:00 to 18:30

Session 4 - Workshop 4.2: Gender Perspectives and the Process of Radicalization

Magda Abu-Fadil

Director at Media Unlimited (Lebanon)

Magda Abu-Fadil is director of Media Unlimited. She brings years of experience as a foreign correspondent and editor with international news organizations such as Agence France-Presse and United Press International. She headed the Journalism Training Program at the American University of Beirut, which she founded. She wrote for Arab dailies Asharq Al-Awsat and Al Riyadh, Washington-based Defense News, was Washington bureau chief of Events magazine, and was Washington correspondent for London-based The Middle East magazine. Abu-Fadil served as director of the Institute for Professional Journalists at the Lebanese American University. She taught journalism at her alma mater, American University in Washington, D.C. Abu-Fadil conducts seminars and workshops in English, Arabic and French for professional journalists across the Arab world, collaborates with international organizations on media projects as well as media and information literacy programs, consults on media education, speaks regularly at international conferences, publishes extensively on media issues, journalism education, and training, and, blogs for the Huffington Post.