Mona El Shazly

Mona Al Shazly studied political science at the American University in Cairo. At the beginning of her career, she joined Arab Radio and Television network (ART).

She later moved to Dream TV and started her program ‘El Ashera Masaan’, which was an instant success. Widely considered as one of the first talk shows in the Arab region, it was a trendsetter that inspired the creation of numerous other programs.

Through the program, she interviewed a number of political figures including the former US President George W. Bush, former Malaysian Premier Mahathir Mohamad and former President of Iran Mohammad Khatami, in addition to a number of scientists and intellectuals. Al Shazly is the recipient of several prestigious awards.