Fatma Al Arimi

Fatma is a journalist who believes in the power of knowledge, and that passing on knowledge is a collective effort. In 2013 she became the first Omani woman to represent Thomson Reuters, as the sole correspondent in Oman. Fatma is also very interested in intercultural understanding and communication, and co-wrote a paper entitled, “The Role of Mass Media in Building Perceptions of EU-GCC Relations and Related Impacts,” with Cinzia Bianco. She is also very active on social media, believing that a well-informed society makes it easier for governments to engage the public in policy making.