Rasha Faek

Rasha Faek

Rasha is an experienced journalist who has covered a diverse range of issues ranging from business and youth to citizenship and culture. She also has extensive experience in website management and online publishing. Rasha holds bachelor’s degrees in English literature from Damascus University, in dramatic arts from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus, and in journalism from Damascus Open University. She has participated in a number of prestigious training programs hosted by organizations such as the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the BBC, Deutsche Welle, the United Nation University-International Leadership Institute, The Fund for American Studies, and the Foreign Press Centre of Japan.

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Many Scholarships Don’t Meet Syrians’ Needs

Rasha Faek / 30 May 2017 / Resources

Scholarship offerings for refugees are inadequate, both in quantity and quality, says a new British Council report.

What International Higher Education is Missing: Refugees

Rasha Faek / 01 May 2017 / Opinion

To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.

Little Hope of Jobs for Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.

Turkey Sends Mixed Signals to Syrian Job Seekers

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

Although it has accepted more Syrian refugees than any other country, Turkey’s labor market is closed to many of them.

Fact File: Syrians’ Right to Work in Nearby Countries

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / Resources

Restrictions in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey continue to limit Syrians’ ability to work legally.

In Damascus, Little Water, Little Education

Rasha Faek / 12 Jan 2017 / News

The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.

Young Syrians Take Their Chances in Sudan

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil / 06 Dec 2016 / News

Sudan is the one Arab country that allows Syrians unconditional entry. But they face difficulties settling there, especially in education.

Slamming the Door in Syrian Faces

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch / 01 Nov 2016 / News

Syrians seeking to leave their country and neighboring countries to reach greater economic and educational opportunity are finding themselves trapped.

Meeting Syrian Students: A Mixture of Pride and Sadness

Rasha Faek / 04 Oct 2016 / Opinion

Syrian students face unique challenges. Still, many have been able to overcome many of them.

A Conversation With Seteney Shami

Rasha Faek / 30 Aug 2016 / Opinion

The social sciences are essential to understanding social change in the Arab region, says the director general of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences.