Asmaa is an English literature student at Gaza's Al-Azhar University. She was born in Gaza.and lives in a refugee camp called Jabalia in northern Gaza. Reading, calligraphy, photography, translation and art are her main interests. To Asmaa, writing is the best way to express her feelings, release stress and hold on to memories. "We (youth) are the slice of the society that has the power to change the world. That's why I'm working hard to leave a mark on this planet before I die," she says.