Mais Katt

Mais Katt was selected for the 2024 Shortlist with Women on the Run From Abusers Face Being Returned From Denmark to Syria

Mais Katt is an investigative journalist who has closely covered the Syrian war for over ten years. She concentrates on human rights violations and accountability in conflict zones, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Her stories have been published in Arab, European, and US media. ICFJ awarded her the “Jim Hoge Fellowship 2023,” and she was shortlisted for the Arab Investigative Reporters (ARIJ) award. She is also a journalism trainer who delivered training to hundreds of journalists and media organisations in Syria, Yemen, Libya, Tunisia, Afghanistan, and other countries in conflict.  

Mais is the founder and editor of “Women Who Won the War,” which works on news, long-form stories, and podcasts about conflicts, migration, corruption, and environment, focusing on feminist intersectionality while covering these issues.