Dr. Amal Dib is the Programs and Communications Director at NAAS. Amal is a Berlin-based multi-disciplinary researcher of media and communication. She is currently a media and communication lecturer, journalist, editor, and communication consultant. Amal received her PhD in Media and Communication Studies from Freie Universität Berlin in 2019. A former Erasmus Mundus scholar, Amal’s research focuses on conflict representation and narratives, with an emphasis on media and collective memory in the MENA region. Her interests range from communication and cultural memory, to cultural communication and media archival practices in the MENA region. Her career encompasses media research to years in journalism, translation, non-profit sector and communication and digital consultancy.