Summer Ashraf

Engagement Editor at Springer Nature and Freelance Science Journalist

Summer Ashraf is a science communicator and journalist who is interested in science journalism and other different science communication tracks such as visual storytelling and science illustrations.

Summer works as a freelance science writer with different organizations such as “”For Science Magazine””, the Arabic version of Scientific American magazine, website, Atqadoum El-Almy website, and Scientitc Arab website.
In April 2020, summer founded “”SciJoy””, a platform for science communication and sharing science’s latest news.

In 2021, she won a grant for funding her research project from The Science, Technology & Innovation Funding Authority (STDF), in the same year she got the second prize for science media and journalism from Goethe-Institut Cairo.

Summer studied Biochemistry and Microbiology at the Faculty of Science, Alexandria University. Right now she is a biotechnology master’s researcher who works on gene editing and cancer biology.

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