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Maryam Ghaddar

Guest Writer / Author

Maryam Ghaddar is a staff journalist at HOME for Lebanon magazine and has edited several articles for the publication in her spare time. She has lived half her life in the U.S. and the other half in Lebanon. In the Spring of 2018, she completed an internship with Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria on the Communications and Marketing team. Prior to this, Maryam served as copy-editor for the online desk of the Daily Star newspaper, and also expanded her portfolio by writing articles for the Arts & Culture section. Having earned her bachelor's degree in education from the University of Wyoming, and after teaching 3rd grade English in Saida, Lebanon for two years, she decided to pursue a master's degree in Media and Journalism at the American University of Beirut. Maryam worked full-time as a news editor and anchorwoman at an English broadcast news station throughout her journey towards higher education. Maryam has a passion for reading and exploring the world's wonders. Her dream and greatest ambition for the future is to write books and someday work on the editorial team at a book publishing house. 

Latest Articles

Vea: Taking Hold of The Upcycling Market

Thousands of tons of rubber from the inner tubes of tires are burned each year, causing toxic gases that pollute fresh air. Lebanese company...

Save the Children from Road Rage Death and Injuries

Did you know over 1,000 children fall victim to road rage every year in Lebanon? That is no small number. Whether they are drivers,...

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy

Did you know the FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy was designed by a Lebanese? That’s right! Back in 1998, a rise in popularity of...

Tea: Nature’s Magical Healing Potion

Inhale. The fragrance alone entices you, stirs the senses. Whether its color is distinctly dark red, yellow, green, pink, or amber, tea is synonymous...

Saving Lebanon, One Child At A Time

Save the Children Lebanon faces the unique challenge of serving 1.4 million children in the country in need of basic services — from food and water to protection and education. From...

In the Time of the Mulberry

New book explores Lebanon’s 19th century silk industry, religious taboos and the struggle of women. 19th century Lebanon was not so vastly different from the country...

Nature’s Lebanon: A Look at Veganism

Lebanese cuisine is deeply rooted – pun intended – in veganism. Mloukhieh with garlic boils and bubbles in a large ‘tanjara’ of vegetable broth, while...

Saida Al-Adeem: It Leaves You Spellbound

Traces of Lebanon’s history are widespread in the port city of Saida, with its medieval structures like St. Nicolas Cathedral, the Crusader Sea Castle,...

Lebanon’s Beaches by the Numbers

Illustrated by Sammy Ibrahim 11 kilometers of rocky areas 28°C average summer temperature 225 kilometers of coast 8% of Lebanon’s total area 49 kilometers of sandy...

Halabi Bookshop: From Neighborhood Grocery Store to Book Lover’s Paradise

Photos by: Maryam Ghaddar Walking through the red painted doorway of Halabi Bookshop, located near Horsh Beirut, we’re projected back in time. The owner, Abdallah...