Chehayeb Alaa

Alaa Chehayeb

Interior Architect/ Designer/ Flight Attendant

Name:Chehayeb Alaa
Date of birth:09/09/1986
Address:Beirut, Lebanon.
Phone:+971 52 8140 960
An interior architect with a passion for digital media.  
Award-winning graphic designer/digital marketer.  
Award-winning journalist.



1. 2nd Prize – Investigative Journalism

International Center For Journalists | December 2013

Second prize in the “Cross-Borders Investigative Journalism” competition, organized by the international center for journalists ( Our winning project,, investigated the participation of the foreign fighter in the Syrian war. This project was done in collaboration with Narin Shamo (Iraq) and Menan Khater (Egypt)


2. 2nd Prize – Investigative Journalism

International Center For Journalists | June 2012

Second prize in the “Building a Digital Gateway to Better Lives” competition, organized by the international center for journalists ( My winning project, U-Harass, investigated the sexual harassment of girls in universities by their professors.


3. 1st Prize – Creative Combat

Arabnet Conference | March 2013

Awarded first prize in the excellence of design and digital marketing strategy during the Creative Combat competition, organized by ArabNet conference; along with my friend Assaad Thebian.


Alaa Chehayeb and Assaad Thebian Creative combat winners



1. Emirates Airline

Flight Attendant

Flight attendant at Emirates Airline In-Flight services department. Duties include safety and emergency procedures and customer service.



Writer | Social Media trainer

Journalist and writer in both Arabic and English languages at Hibr Lubnani (Lebanese Ink) neswpaper. I also worked as a social media trainer and provided many training sessions in Lebanon and Egypt.


3. International Center For Journalists

Social Media and Design Trainer

Trainer with the “International Center For Journalists” ( about graphic design, social media, blogging and infographic design.


4. Wamda

Arabic Editor/Writer

Arabic editor and writer at I used to translate article from English to Arabic, write original Arabic articles, proofread, upload content to the company’s website and share content on social media.


5. Beirut on Ice

Digital Media Manager

Digital media manager for the one and only ice skating arena in Lebanon, Beirut on Ice.


6. International Journalists Network

Arabic Editor/Writer

Freelance Arabic writer/editor at the International Journalists Network. I write about technology that benefits the journalists and improve their work. You can check my articles page here.