Aisha Elgayar is an Egyptian Journalist based in Kuwait. Aisha has a vast amount of experience in journalism having worked in media for over 20 years. She currently works at ElQabas Newspaper in Kuwait. She began working as an investigative journalist over two years ago when she began training with ARIJ. She earned her fellowship from the GIJN for her investigation into human trafficking in the workforce in Kuwait. She is also an editor at Al-Fanar Media, where she has published multiple articles regarding higher education and academic misconduct in Kuwait. Her reporting has also covered women and human rights in Kuwait. Aisha received the ARIJ annual award at their annual forum in 2017 for her investigation "Cheated Education" in Kuwait.