Ahmad Abbas Elimam was born in Mansoura in 1988. He studied dentistry then began working as a journalist in 2011, as reporter for Aljazeera Talk website and Correspondents.org. He is currently freelancing with the International Journalist’s Network. In 2013 the International Center for Journalists awarded his investigative report about violence towards physicians in Egypt. Abbas is a fellow of Salzburg Academy of Media and Global Change. He holds a Master’s Degree of Journalism and New Media from Jordan Media Institute.