Asma’ Jawabreh is a Palestinian journalist and a post-baccalaureate teaching fellow at Al-Quds Bard College.
To a greater extent than in any other Arab country, those who graduate from universities in Palestine struggle in the job market.
Asma Jawabreh has been admitted to four U.K. universities to study for a master’s degree, but one difficult barrier remains.
Students in Palestine are surrounded by a weak economy with high unemployment and dwindling donor support. Rising tuition is the last straw for many.
Grappling with the direction of her career, a young woman tries to find her niche in a blend of education and journalism.
The barriers Asma’ Jawabreh faces as she tries to complete her senior project offer some last lessons as she finishes her undergraduate education.
A labor action by Palestinian faculty members was halted after the education ministry indicated it would meet some of their demands.
Asma’ Jawabreh is immersed in East Jerusalem’s troubles after a breather in Berlin.
The split between opposing factions in Palestine, Fatah and Hamas, is surfacing in ugly ways at the university in the West Bank, students say.
In her last year in university, Asma’ Jawabreh writes about the difficulties she faces as the Israel-Palestine conflict flares up again.