Sumaiya Omar

Co-Founder and Editor-in-chief at Seen

Sumaiya Omar is a Co-founder of Seen. She oversees a team of over 100 people and has grown an audience of over 5 million subscribers. The shows she published cover topics including sex education, mental health and entrepreneurship. He audience are predominantly females aged 13-24. Her team publish 1,000 videos a year, all filmed on a mobile phone.


INSTAGRAM: @Seenstories_
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/weareseen_ 
YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/Seen2022 


My Sessions

Is Mobile and Constructive / Solutions based Journalism the future of news?

Mobile offers substantial cost efficiencies for content production and the opportunity to explore new storytelling formats, however the solutions journalism movement or constructive journalism as some call it looks to rethink the way stories are told. Could the two working together be a new approach to digital news? In this session we look at a […]