Nada Zohdy
Nada Zohdy

Nada is a recent graduate of Michigan State University, where she received degrees in International Relations and Arabic. From 2010 to 2011, she participated in an intensive language program abroad in Egypt and Morocco, with support from an NSEP Boren Scholarship. While in Egypt she also worked for a local civil society organization. She is a recipient of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

June 27, 2012

Why the US Should Not Be Afraid of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt President Mohammed Morsi

Egypt's new president will need to maintain a strong relationship with the US to help create the economic growth necessary for meeting the high demands of his people.

May 10, 2012

Egypt Presidential Debate 2012: LIVE

On Thursday, Egypt's leading candidates in the upcoming election square off in a presidential debate which is certain to be divisive. Follow along live.
April 27, 2012

Fighting Gender Injustice in the Middle East Will Take the Right Words

There has been a firestorm of debate this week about the injustices facing women in the Middle East, and all the controversy begs the question: how can such misogynistic practices be combated?
March 8, 2012

Top 5 Reasons You Should Care About International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, and though the status of women worldwide may have improved over the last century, much work remains to be done.
Feb. 24, 2012

Friends of Syria Gathering Tries to Stop Bashar al-Assad's Carnage in Syria

After months of escalating bloodshed, the international community is now pursuing multilateral efforts to address the crisis in Syria, making al-Assad less capable of maintaining power.
Feb. 10, 2012

What MIA's New "Bad Girls" Video Says About Arabs

Despite her penchant for political commentary, MIA's latest work seems to perpetuate tired stereotypes of the Arab world.

Feb. 3, 2012

Do Politicians Need to Know English? Spanish-Speaking Politician in Arizona Barred From Ballot

The decision to disqualify an Arizona city council candidate for lack of sufficient English skills is an unprecedented development which highlights the growing challenge of bilingualism.
Jan. 25, 2012

On One Year Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, U.S. Should Reconsider Foreign Aid

Do we really want our tax dollars to continue fortifying a military establishment that permits the killing of its own people when they dissent?