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Gaza: Reimagining the Boundaries of Possibility

Zena Agha is the US Policy Fellow of Al-Shabaka and a Palestinian-Iraqi writer, poet and activist, born and raised in London. Her work explores identity, immigration, gender and life in the diaspora. Zena has been published internationally and performed at universities and festivals around the US, UK and France, as well as accruing hundreds of thousands of views online. Zena graduated with a first class degree in History and Politics from Warwick University in 2015, including a year abroad at Sciences Po, Paris and in 2017 graduated from Harvard University with a masters in Middle Eastern Studies, having been awarded the prestigious Kennedy Scholarship.