Paula El Khoury, PhD, is a research associate at Centre d’analyse et d’intervention sociologiques – CADIS /CNRS in Paris, France. With more than 25 years of professional experience in sociology and journalism, her interests cover gender, cultural studies, corporate social responsibility and media. She has been researching, writing and lecturing on contemporary social changes in the Arab region applying a multidisciplinary, cross cultural and participatory approach. Her current research focuses on Arab Youth and Digital Media, women entrepreneurship and new wave journalism. She lives between Paris and Beirut, is a member of the Lebanese Press Federation and is fluent in English, Arabic and French.