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Ramy Atta

Country: Egypt

Religious affiliation: Islam

Ramy Atta holds a PhD in mass communication from the faculty of Mass Communication at Cairo University.

He is a writer and researcher, a member of the Egyptian Writers Union, a member of the curriculum development committee of the Egyptian Ministry of Education, a member of the Intercultural Dialogue Forum of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services, and a member of the cultural development group of the Youth Bishopric-Coptic Orthodox Church.

Ramy is a member of the Egyptian Family House, which is an initiative under the supervision of the Grand Imam of Azhar and the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church to encourage dialogue, tolerance and citizenship in Egyptian society.   

He works as a teacher of journalism in Al-Shorouk academy and the Coptic Studies Institute. He also works as a trainer in media skills, cultural development, human rights and citizenship.

Ramy is very interested in dialogue and the role of the media in supporting peacebuilding and positive values like citizenship, cooperation and acceptance.

He has published many books about citizenship, tolerance and media, for example: Journalism and Citizenship Discourse, Media Professionals and Development Issues, Media and Terrorism, Media and Elections, Story of National Unity, and Gandhi: A Message of Nonviolence and Tolerance.

He also contributes to a number of newspapers, magazines and websites, writing on topics such as history, culture and peacebuilding.