Sara Masry

Sara Masry is a SOAS MA graduate in International Studies and Diplomacy. She most recently obtained an MA in Iranian Studies from the University of Tehran, where she lived for two years while keeping a blog on her personal experiences and regional developments at She now lives between London and Jeddah, and is deeply interested in issues of politics, culture and society in the Middle East. Her passion lies in promoting cross-cultural communication and understanding.


On myself outside of Saudi

Creative Non-Fiction

I’ve never been one to rely on my nationality to find answers, or direction, in life. I wholly identify with the ideas of Amin Maalouf, a Lebanese-born French author who asserts that “ties in people’s lives are not always the allegedly major allegiances arising out of language, complexion, nationality, class or religion.” I feel fortunate […]