New York City www.sarahaziza.com
Freelance Writer: Contributed works to print and online publications including The New Republic, Slate, The American Prospect, The Middle East Eye, Bustle, REORIENT Magazine, The Huffington Post, the Village Voice, the Gothamist, Waging NonViolence and others. Also a frequent blogger for several collections on medium.com.
Editorial: Editorial intern at The Gothamist, poetry and culture editor at F-Word Magazine, Associate Editor at The Fair Observer and Campus Philly.
Fulbright: Received a Fulbright grant for the 2014-2015 year to Jordan. This grant focused on refugee education and humanitarian agency. While in the Middle East also reported on local activism, politics, and youth culture.
New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Arthur L. Carter Institute of Journalism
M.A. in Journalism, Literary Reportage, May 2017
University of Pennsylvania
College of Arts and Sciences.
Bachelors of the Arts with Honors in Comparative Literature, Bachelor of the Arts with Honors in Near Eastern Studies: Modern Arabic and Hebrew 2014.
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Dean’s List 2010-2014
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa, 2012
Technical: Word Press, CMS, Pro Tools, HTML, basic audio and video reporting and editing.
Languages: Arabic (fluent), Hebrew (proficient), French (intermediate).
Adult Education and Immigration Advocate Arab American Association of New York
Mentor We Are Not Numbers Gaza Strip
Research Assistant: Wharton School, MBA of Management and International Studies Philadelphia PA
Art/English Teacher: Project Hope (NGO)
West Bank, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Israel
English Teacher, Not Forgotten International (NGO) Tindouf, Algeria