Rim is trilingual journalist and activist with six years of experience in journalism (international media outlets) and the nonprofit sector. She earned her Master’s degree in Institutional Journalism from The National School of Journalism and Information Science in Algiers. In 2014, she joined Hivos as an Internet Policy Analyst in the project “IGMENA” (Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa). In this role, she conducted research and wrote blog reports about digital rights, including online privacy and data protection. Additionally, she has participated as a speaker and coach in many international and local events. Rim is a part of Jeem, a project to shed light on women’s rights violations in the Arab world, as a Women’s Rights Advocate. She has written many stories and reports describing the situation of Algerian women. Rim has also volunteered as a Communication and Social Media Manager at Crossing Borders (CB), an international organization based in Denmark, where she gained experience in project management, website content management, social media strategy, and magazine editing. She produced CB Magazine (Voices of the Move): collecting and editing human-interest stories about migrants and refugees, and their challenges in integration in the new society. Rim’s goal is to direct the world’s attention onto unlisted and uncovered stories and events, especially unrepresented communities and minorities. She believes in the power of words as a change factor.
Host Organization: Global Press Journal
Role at Center for Global Press Journal:Rim will serve as the Editorial Fellow: collaborating with researchers, editors and reporters to help readers better understand the communities Global Press Journal covers by incorporating research and data into the journalists’ stories.