Nada Awad is Palestinian, born in Jerusalem. She currently works as an assistant researcher in the Muwatin Institute for Democracy and Human Rights in Birzeit University. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations, International Security from Sciences Po Paris. She was previously responsible for the Advocacy unit at the Community Action Center (Al-Quds University), where she focused on the issue of forcible transfer of Palestinians from Jerusalem. She has also worked as an archival researcher at the Institute for Palestine Studies.