Zena Agha is the US Policy Fellow of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network. Zena’s experience centers around policy, diplomacy and journalism. She has previously worked at the Iraqi Embassy in Paris, the Palestinian delegation at UNESCO and the Economist. In addition to opinion pieces in The Independent, Zena’s media credits include El Pais, PRI’s the World, the BBC World Service and BBC Arabic. Zena was awarded the Kennedy Scholarship to study at Harvard University, completing her Master’s in Middle Eastern Studies. Her main research interests include modern Middle Eastern history, memory and narrative-production, and spatial practices.