Nora Lester Murad

Al-Shabaka Policy Member Nora Lester Murad is an adjunct associate professor at Fordham University. She is also the co-founder of Dalia Association, Palestine's first community foundation; and Aid Watch Palestine, a community-driven aid accountability initiative. She has published widely on the subjects of international aid and community philanthropy, including in The GuardianAljazeeraHuffington PostOpenDemocracyCounterpunch, and Mondoweiss, and on her blog: www.noralestermurad.com. Her first book, Rest in My Shade (November, 2018), is a poem about displacement featuring 18 Palestinian artists around the world.

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