Alia Ibrahim, Lebanon, is co-founder and CEO of Daraj.com, an independent digital media platform launched in November 2017.
Before that, Ibrahim was Senior Correspondent at Al-Arabiya News Channel. Since 2015, she has produced and directed investigative reports for the network's Special Mission program.
Ibrahim joined Al-Arabiya in 2008 as a senior news correspondent covering the Arab region. Her opinion and news stories appeared in a number of publications including The Washington Post, where she was a contributing reporter between 2005 and 2011.
She started her career in 1996 as a general news reporter at The Daily Star in Beirut. She became Managing Editor of the newspaper in 2004.
After that, she shifted to broadcast and became Dubai TV's Beirut-based correspondent.
Since 2016, she has been an instructor of journalism at the Lebanese American University. She is a mother of two girls, Yasma, 14, and Mia, 12.