Georgie is a British/Greek journalist by training and a GCC expat lifer, having grown up in Bahrain and now living in Dubai. Over the years her assignments have seen her in the wilds of South Africa with Save The Children to hiking in Kazakhstan for a piece on solo female travelers to spending a week with an embalmer for The Guardian careers. She is also a certified crisis counsellor for women victims of domestic violence, where she trained and volunteered at Women’s Crisis Care International in Bahrain. Her role involved hospital and hotline duty as well as public engagement through community outreach.
In 2017 she was selected to deliver a five workshop on gender-based violence to young activists and students in Kuwait in association with NGO, Abolish 153. Her career in the UAE has spanned from being an Associate Editor for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia to a Senior Editor at Buro247.me and Emirates Woman where she held the position of Deputy Editor, managing the editorial production of the monthly magazine, writing and commissioning features as well as taking on an ambassadorial role for the brand at industry events.