Majd Al-Wahaidi

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Majd Al-Wahaidi

Palestine

Majd al Waheidi is a 24-year-old graduate of Al Azhar University in Gaza City with a degree in Business Administration.  She serves as the New York Time’s Gaza based reporter, and regularly breaks some important  and exclusive stories. She also works as a freelance correspondent for Channel News Asia that broadcasts from Singapore.  She works hard to find human interest stories in a place that struggles from censorship and siege, and opinions fed more by propoganda than reliable information.  Like most of the people in Gaza, she is the descendant of refugees, but likes to define herself as a global nomad. Majd has lived through three wars, and covered the last one known as Operation Protective Edge in 2014 for several international TV channels. For her Project For Change, Majd plans to start her own radio station in Gaza, one that broadcasts a variety of news and music that is not being offered at the moment.