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Hiba Yazbek
Hiba Yazbek is a 21 year old Palestinian citizen of Israel, who was born in Nazareth and grew up in several countries in the Middle East. Hiba is in her last semester of her BA degree at Tel Aviv University, double majoring in English Literature and Communications. As an aspiring journalist, she is currently interning at Haaretz Newspaper and is a board member of her university's Model United Nations society. Last summer during her participation in the Middle East Partnership Initiative hosted by Georgetown University, Hiba developed Jusoor, a project that aims to empower Arab students studying in Israeli Universities and minimize the gap between them and their Jewish classmates. Hiba's Project for Change focuses on increasing Palestinian voices in global media and supplying Palestinian journalists with training and internship opportunities.