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Isabella Silvers


Isabella Silvers is a multi award-winning Integrated Associate Editor in Hearst STUDIO, working across titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE and Harper's Bazaar. She was named one of PPA’s 30 Under 30 in 2018 and as a Rising Star in the creative industries by We Are The City.


Follow her on Twitter: @izzymks

The New Arab Meets: Anousheh Ansari, the first Iranian in space and the CEO of the non-profit organisation X Prize, pushing towards a better future.

12 April, 2024

The New Arab Meets: Moroccan cultural entrepreneur Yasmine El Baggari, whose aim is to foster cultural understanding around the globe, and even in space.

05 April, 2024

Opening in London for International Women’s Day, Turkish photographer, F. Dilek Yurdakul, shoots the Syrian women rebuilding lives after last year’s earthquake.

07 March, 2024

The New Arab Meets: Egyptian musician Samar Tarik, whose lyrics are more than just words. Ahead of her London’s Connecting Culture performance in November, Samar shares what drives her, the need for a bigger spotlight & being a voice for introverts.

03 November, 2023

The New Arab Meets: Iraqi director Maysoon Pachachi, whose films are an act of resistance in a world of war and sanctions. Her latest feature, Our River… Our Sky, explores the humanity in 2006 Iraq.

27 October, 2023

The New Arab Meets: Sepideh Nasiri, founder of Women of Middle East and North Africa in Technology. The non-profit wants to close the diversity and gender gap in STEM by offering community, mentoring, education and elevation for its members.

28 July, 2023

The New Arab Meets: Egyptian-American author Aya Khalil, who writes stories that allow Muslim and Arab children to feel seen. This Arab American Heritage Month, she reflects on book banning, writing as resistance and reclaiming her power.

28 April, 2023

The New Arab Meets: Egyptian-Italian creator and modest style innovator, Aya Mohamed. Aya's alter Milan Pyramid has taken Italy's runways by storm and her genuine effort to upend stereotypes and shed light on conflict is a welcome rarity in fashion.

14 April, 2023

The New Arab Meets: Moroccan filmmaker Maryam Touzani, whose films tell deeply necessary stories. Here, she shares the chance interactions that inspire her and what she hopes people take from her latest release, The Blue Caftan.

20 January, 2023

The New Arab Meets: Syrian-American pianist and composer Malek Jandali who wants his music to unite communities and promote peace. In his latest symphony, he draws inspiration from the rich culture and heritage of Qatar to spread his musical message.

11 November, 2022