Sima is an independent editorial and commercial photographer, freelance photo editor and visual communicator based in Cairo who works throughout the region.

Her editorial photographic work focuses on features, daily life, environmental and social conditions in the Arab diaspora and Arab world including refugee and migration issues. 

Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, M Le Monde Magazine, BuzzfeedNews, LA Times, Bloomberg News, The Associated Press, Marie Claire, NRC Handelsblad, The Daily Telegraph, The Globe and Mail, Foreign Policy among others.

She has also produced international and regional work for aid organizations, like Plan International, MSF, Save the Children, UNFPA and MSIF.

Sima has also worked as a unit photographer on television production for Netflix and The Travel Channel.

In her capacity as a photo editor she has worked with the independent bi-lingual news platform Mada Masr as a consultant photo editor and headed a 10-month visual project for Berlin-based Syria Untold looking back on 10 years of photography in Syria as told through Syrian photographers. 

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