Nora Lester Murad
Al-Shabaka Policy Member Nora Lester Murad, PhD, is a writer and social justice activist. Her blog, "The View from My Window in Palestine" addresses issues of international aid, community development, and daily life under Israeli military occupation. She is a co-founder of Dalia Association, Palestine’s community foundation, which seeks to support a vibrant, accountable and independent civil society through philanthropy. She is currently working with Omar Shaban of PalThink for Strategic Studies in Gaza to mobilize a grassroots Aid Watch Palestine initiative that will bring Palestinian scrutiny to the international aid process. She has published in The Guardian, Aljazeera, Mondoweiss, OpenDemocracy, Jadiliyya, and more. She tweets from @NoraInPalestine.