Journalist • Writer • Artist
Anan is a Syrian journalist, playwright, and artist based in England, UK.
Anan's writing and art are mostly informed by her experience as a journalist in Damascus and as an artist in England. She seeks through her creative practice to shed light on the strength of the Syrian people and the challenges they face in the UK, in addition to fighting against the exploitation of Syrian refugees by the arts industry.
Anan has over eight years of experience in journalism, public relations, creative writing, and translation, in addition to more than two years in theater and over five years in marketing.
Anan has an MA in Writing for Performance & Publication from the University of Leeds and is currently pursuing an MA in International Journalism at the same university. She also has professional diplomas in Media Communications, Journalism, and Public Relations from the Syrian International Academy (SIA), and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Prince Sultan University.
Anan has always given back to society through volunteering with different initiatives and organizations, including Utopians, the Syrian Charities & Associations Network in the UK (SCAN UK), Our Hearts with You (OHWY), and others.
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