Nada is a PhD candidate in Cultural Anthropology at Rutgers University, New Jersey. Before pursuing an academic career, Nada worked as a journalist in Egypt from 2011-2013, covering local Egyptian and Middle-East related news. Nada achieved a bachelor’s degree from the American University in Cairo double-majoring in Political Science and Anthropology. Nada helped organize two International Refugee Film Festivals in Cairo. She was also a Production Coordinator for an animated documentary on the experiences of women during the 2011 Egyptian uprisings.