Lama El Homaïssi
Post–Master's Degree Fellow
Lama El Homaïssi is a performer, writer, and educator who is passionate about social justice and the role that the arts can play in empowering marginalized voices. She comes to Berklee from her home country of Lebanon, where she acquired a degree in filmmaking and worked as a creative writer for Sony Pictures Television Arabia and Talpa Middle East for four years. She then pursued an M.F.A. in musical theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, where she was a Career Center ambassador, and taught children and young adults with special needs on the weekends. After graduating, she was a research assistant on the American Repertory Theater’s production of We Live in Cairo, a musical about the Arab Spring. Now she's beginning her journey as a publications and dramaturgy assistant at the A.R.T. as well as a post–master’s degree fellow at the Berklee Career Center. She is committed to helping students find their own voice and strengths, and carve their career paths.