JeJe Al Abyad
Jeje, 22, is originally from Jaffa, but grew up in the Gaza Strip and attended Al-Azhar University, from which she received her BA in English and French literature. During her academic years, she volunteered for many international organizations and was a member of a blogger team. She is very ambitious, looking forward to pursuing advanced studies in sociology and intercultural communication. Jeje believes in the power of writing and reading: “When I read, I get to know my ancestors and myself too, and when I write I tell my story to the next generations," she says.