Leila Chammaa majored in Islamic studies, Arabic studies and political science at Freie Universität Berlin and German as a foreign language at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She translates Arabic prose and poetry into German. As a language and cultural mediator, Chammaa offers bilingual readings and writing workshops as well as translation workshops for children and young people at educational and cultural institutions. She also heads a project that trains writing workshop leaders.
As of September 2021