VJ Um Amel is Arabic for Vee-jay "Mother of Hope"
Laila Shereen Sakr is VJ Um Amel online. She is the award-winning creator of the media system,
R-Shief, an Annenberg Fellow and PhD candidate at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Her practices include Media Analytics and Archives, Documentary Video, Interactivity, and Computational Art.

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You can find list of VJ Um Amel's publications here and reviews and interviews here.