Najwa Sadi Juma

Field of Practice:



Jean-Jacques-Rousseau fellowship

City, Country:

Gaza, Palestine


2021, 2022


May 2022 - Aug 2022

Born in Gaza/Palestine in 1978.

Najwa Sadi Juma is a Palestinian teacher, writer, female activist and translator.

She received a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature before continuing her studies in the field of education, subsequently working as a teacher for thirteen years. Najwa is a member of the General Union for Palestinian writers. She has published two short story collections and several articles discussing the context in which Palestinian women live. Najwa is the recipient of a host of literary prizes.