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Awards, Scholarships,
and Continued Professional Development (CPD)

5 Oct. 2023
The Society of Authors (SoA), UK
Panelist, "Industry Insider: Poetry in Translation," 10:00 - 11:30 BST.

The Dutch Foundation for Literature, Netherlands
Recipient of one of the Dutch Foundation for Literature's 2023 Translation Grants. The grant went towards translating selected poems by Dutch-Moroccan poet Nisrine Mbarki, which were published in ArabLit Quarterly (Spring 2023).

9 Sept. 2022
Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), UK

Attended "Translation for Museums: How to Translate Object Descriptions for Art, Historical and Cultural Museums."

American Literary Translators Association (ALTA), USA
Won one of the American Literary Translators Association's 2022 Virtual Travel Fellowships to participate in the ALTA45 Conference.

17–22 Jul. 2022
British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT), UK
Received a full tuition fee waiver sponsored by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award to take part in the International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School (the Arabic workshop strand).

Qatar National Library (in partnership with the Centre for Manuscript Studies at Fatih Sultan Mehmed Waqf University)

Attended "Manuscript Studies: Disciplines and Approaches," part of their Manuscript Studies Lecture Series.

Oct. 2021 - Mar. 2022
National Centre for Writing (NCW), UK
Completed the National Centre for Writing's 2022 Emerging Literary Translators Mentorship programme.

Leeds City Council, UK
Received an award in appreciation of due efforts as a volunteer Covid-19 Crisis Arabic Translator from March 2020 to September 2020 with Migration Yorkshire's Migrant Info Hub, co-founded by the European Union Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund.

University of Sussex, UK
Awarded the Chancellor’s Postgraduate International Scholarship.

11-13 Nov. 2014
Cairo University, Egypt
Attended "The 12th International Symposium on Comparative Literature: Literature and Language of Resistance."

​27–28 Apr. 2014
Cairo University (in partnership with the University of Manchester), Egypt
Attended "The Workshop on the Cultural Politics of Translation."

Apr. 2012
October 6 University, Egypt
Received a Certificate of Appreciation for Academic Excellence, awarded by the Faculty of Languages and Translation.

​2010/11, 2011/12
October 6 University, Egypt
Received the Chancellor's Academic Excellence Award for two academic years in a row.


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