The board of directors of "United Media Services" has appointed the esteemed journalist, Ola Shafay, as the Editor-in-Chief of "Youm 7" newspaper, making her the first woman to hold this position since the establishment of "Youm 7."
Ola Shafay was one of the founding members of "Youm 7" in 2008 and has held various roles within the newspaper until her appointment as the Executive Editor-in-Chief.
Her appointment as Editor-in-Chief of a prominent daily newspaper like "Youm 7" reflects the confidence in her professional competence and marks the pinnacle of her illustrious journalism career.
This decision is aligned with the goal of supporting and empowering women and young leaders in the press sector within "United Media Services," which holds the largest share of media in the Egyptian market.
Ola Shafay holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication with a focus on Journalism, and she has further enriched her knowledge through academic studies, obtaining a Bachelor's degree from the Higher Institute of Cinema, specializing in the Scenario department.
Throughout her career, she has contributed her talent and expertise to various renowned newspapers, including Al Ahram, Al Hayat, and El Watan.
In addition to her remarkable print journalism contributions, Shafay has also made a mark in the broadcasting industry. She has served as the Editor-in-Chief of several TV programs on Dream, Al Hayat, and ON TV channels, while also presenting TV and radio programs.
Her exceptional achievements led to her appointment as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Al Ahram in 2018.
This milestone appointment of Ola Shafay as the Editor-in-Chief of "Youm 7" represents a significant step towards gender diversity and recognition of women's leadership in the media landscape.
It reinforces the commitment of "United Media Services" to foster a dynamic and inclusive environment, creating opportunities for talented professionals like Ola Shafay to thrive and excel.