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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Data & Surveys Faculty Schools Students Violence

Beirut Blast Cripples an Educational and Cultural Capital

Jana Dhaybi, Rasha Faek | 07 Aug 2020

The explosion risks ending hope for Lebanese young people.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Students Technology & Online Learning

The Shift to Online Education in the Arab World Is Intensifying Inequality

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Apr 2020

The attempted shift to online learning during the novel coronavirus pandemic is increasing inequality in access to education. In some countries, professors and students are suggesting online education be halted altogether.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Students Technology & Online Learning

Coronavirus Outbreak Forces Arab Countries to Consider Long-Ignored Online Education

Rasha Faek | 12 Mar 2020

Online education is distrusted by governments and the general public in the Arab region. Some educators see its use during the coronavirus epidemic as an opportunity to change that.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Schools Students

Coronavirus Fears Shut Down Universities and Schools in the Arab World

Rasha Faek | 04 Mar 2020

Several countries have closed educational institutions and others are restricting school activities in an attempt to limit the spread of the dangerous new virus, Covid-19.

Conflict Policy Refugees Schools

An Urgent Call to Protect the Education Rights of Migrants in Arab States

Rasha Faek | 09 Dec 2019

A new report analyzes the impact of migration and displacement on education in the Arab region and calls for protecting the education rights of those on the move, including refugees.

Arab Spring Conflict Faculty Politics Protests Students

‘These Are Not Demands, These Are Rights’: Voices of Youthful Protesters in Iraq

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Rasha Faek | 05 Nov 2019

Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.

Employment Refugees Scholarships Students

Refugee Education: Often-Discussed Problems Find Few Quick Solutions

Rasha Faek | 25 Apr 2019

International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.

Conflict Development Gender Students

A Syrian Women’s Organization Illuminates Possibilities for Private Efforts

Rasha Faek | 05 Mar 2019

A local non-profit organization based in Damascus seeks to empower women and young people by providing legal and educational guidance.

Faculty Quality Control Scholarships Students Technology & Online Learning

Ambitious Syrian Students Often Enter a Maze

David Wheeler, Rasha Faek | 16 Nov 2018

Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.

Data & Surveys Refugees Students

The Frustrating Lives of Syria’s Future Leaders

David Wheeler, Rasha Faek | 15 Nov 2018

A survey of Syrian students seeking advanced degrees found that many have broad personal and civic ambitions. But they face many obstacles.




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