EDUCATION
2009 BA Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

EXHIBITIONS

2016 “Gasoline Visible: Performance Art for Climate Change,” Seattle Design Festival. Seattle, WA, USA (for Coltura)
2012 “State of Palestine,” Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany ( in collaboration with Khaled Jarrar)
2012 “Image and Identity – Silwan,” Grassroots Jerusalem, Jerusalem, occupied Palestinian territories (in collaboration with Ahed Izhiman and Silwan youth)
2012 “Image and Identity – Al Walajeh,” Dar Kilma Arts College, Bethlehem, occupied Palestinian territories (in collaboration with Ahed Izhiman and Al Walajeh youth)
2011 “Image and Identity – Nabi Saleh,” International Academy of Art, Ramallah, occupied Palestinian territories (in collaboration with Issa Freij and Nabi Saleh youth)

PUBLICATIONS
2012 “State of Palestine,” Forget Fear, 1st Publication of the Berlin Biennale
2012 This Week in Palestine (English). “Exhibition of the Month.”
2012 Maan News (English) “Al Walaja behind the lens: Storytelling through images”
2010 Al Quds Newspaper (Arabic). “American Activist Alison Ramer: “Our religious and political duties lead us to solidarity with the Palestinians” .
2004 The Boston Globe (English). “Cambridge student puts moderate face on protester’s plans” (2004).

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2013 Image and Identity – I am Silwan, Markaz Al Kul, Jerusalem, occupied Palestinian territories
2012 Image and Identity – I am Al Walajeh, Dar Al Kelma Arts College, Bethlehem, occupied Palestinian territories
2010 Image and Identity – I am Nabi Saleh, International Academy of Art Palestine, Ramallah, occupied Palestinian territories

LECTURES
2015 Guest Lecturer, “Remove the Occupation from Your Mind.” University of Washington
2014 Facilitator, “Women and Advocacy in Palestine and the Middle East.” AMAL Women’s Transformative Leadership in the Arab World
2012 Guest Lecturer, “Remove the Occupation from Your Mind.” Interfaith Church, Seattle, WA
Panelist, “E-Governance, Peace building and Democratic Development: A Young People’s Paradigm Shift,” Young Partners in Development University of Victoria Center for Global Studies, Victoria, Canada.
2011 Guest Lecturer, “Jewish Identity and Palestine,” Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Fingerslake, NY.
2009 Guest Lecturer, “Arts and Activism in the Middle East,” Mount Holyoke College Department of International Relations, South Hadley, MA.
2006 Guest Lecturer, “Arts and Activism,” Boston University, Boston, MA.
2006 Guest Lecturer, “Arts and Activism,” MIT, Cambridge, MA

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
2015 Consultant, Big Foot Band Memorial Ride, annual pilgrimage of indigenous peoples and their supporters (300 horse riders, 300 walkers for 7 days) to the site of the Wounded Knee massacre and Pine Ridge, regarding organizational and artistic development — creation of branding materials and website.
2014 Project Manager, Oxfam, Ramallah, occupied Palestinian territories (Campaigns, Advocacy and Leadership Programme)
2011 – 2013 Project Manager, World Vision, occupied Palestinian territories (Arts Advocacy: Image and Identity – Nabi Saleh)
2013 Consultant, Negev Coexistence Forum regarding arts fundraising and international advocacy, Israel
2012 Consultant, Palestinian Vision regarding arts fundraising and reporting to donors, Jerusalem, occupied Palestinian territories
2011 Consultant, Palestinian Mobile Cinema Project regarding project regarding arts opportunities and reporting to donors, Ramallah, occupied Palestinian territories

LANGUAGES
Arabic, English, Hebrew, Spanish.