Emi Mahmoud

Poet, Activist, Founder | UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador


Get in touch for more of Emi and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Please Contact

Ellen Levine and Alexa Stark
at Trident Media Group
New York, NY USA


For requests, including interviews, speaking enquiries, and partnerships, please contact Emi’s team at bookemtithal@gmail.com

If you are a student, teacher, or artist interested in collaborating or using Emi’s poetry, please contact Emi directly on social media or via email:

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Emi is available for a select number of speaking engagements, discussions, panels and meetings to inspire, invigorate, motivate and inform audiences as a continued advocate for the refugee cause and disadvantaged communities the world over. Digital appearances/events in light of the COVID-19 pandemic are the norm as we observe social distancing rules. For future events, please reach out to our team directly.

Each year, Emi has spoken at several high-level events including the World Economic Forum in Davos (2020 and 2018), Sziget Music Festival in Budapest (2019) where she performed and spoke for an audience of 50,000+ attendees, The UN General Assembly (2016-2019), Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Award ceremony (2019) where she presented her fellow Goodwill Ambassador, Cate Blanchett with the prestigious award for her work, Google Zeitgeist and Google Engage (2018, 2019, 2019), Women Deliver (2019), The WISE Summit in Doha (2019), The Hilton Humanitarian Prize event in LA (2018), Forbes 30 Under 30 in Boston (2017) and countless other events. 

For more on Emi's work and appearances, please see the Media page or reach out to our team directly. Stay tuned for information regarding Emi's new initiative. For info on Emi's trip to the North Pole, new poems and publications, or just to get a look at her everyday adventures, follow Emi on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.  


Site-wide Photo Credits include Arielle Moncure, Dasan Bobo, Linda Nylind, Paul Wu, Niko Ivanovski, and Afaq Mahmoud