Bothina is a science editor working as the regional coordinator of SciDev.Net for the Middle East & North Africa, and the managing editor of the Arabic edition. She is the Co-founder of SciComm X , and Science Journalism Forum. Also, a trainer and a mentor for science journalism skills, and a speaker in many science and development related conferences. She is a co-author of Practical Guide for the Arab Science Journalists book. She was the organiser of several prizes for science journalists in the Arab region.