Shaymaa Zaatout

Program Officer, Arts and Culture, Anna Lindh Foundation, Egypt

Chaymaa Ramzy is senior program officer for arts and culture at the Anna Lindh Foundation, which supports dialogue between cultures in Alexandria, Egypt. Among her responsibilities she coordinates the grants scheme for intercultural artistic co-productions, which funds projects in more than 22 countries of the Mediterranean region. She is an international fellow of arts management at the DeVos Institute of Arts Management, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and the University of Maryland. She is co-founder of the Translation for Dialogue program, which advocates for the importance of translation as a crucial instrument for sustaining intercultural dialogue and enriching cultural diversity in the region. She works to improve the status of translation and expand a cooperative, innovative and interactive network between all the different stakeholders.

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