Education

May 2020

Master of Arts in Journalism & Strategic Media
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fulbright Grant Recipient 2017 - 2019

June 2016

Bachelor of Arts in English Language

Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

June 2015

Associate’s Degree in English Literature

University of Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco

Core Competencies

  • Podcasting

  • Interviewing

  • Feature Writing

  • Motivational Speaking

  • Investigative Reporting

Professional Experience

Jan 2021 - Present

Assistant Producer

KKFI 90.1 FM, Kansas City, MO

  • Produce content

  • Conduct interviews for Radio Active Magazine

Internships

Jan 2019 - May 2019

International Scholars & Students Office Intern

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

  • Reported on cultural topics

  • Presented speeches  

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Journalism Intern

KUAF 91.3 Public Radio, Fayetteville, AR

  • Created Living Blind in the Age of Technology podcast

Oct 2016 - Dec 2016

Reporter

Radio Medina FM, Meknès, Morocco

  • Presented radio programs

  • Conducted radio interviews

  • Wrote radio scripts

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Reporter

SNRT: National Radio & Television Broadcasting Network, Rabat, Morocco

  • Conducted TV interviews

  • Presented radio shows

  • Scheduled programs

Skills

Technical:

Audio Production & Editing, Assistive Technologies

MS Office, Google Products & Services

Languages:

Fluent: English, Tamazight, Moroccan Arabic,

          Modern Standard Arabic, & Braille

Conversational: French, Tashelhit

Publications

Mar 2021

Aug 2020

Homeless in the Atlas Mountains, I Sought God — and Found Myself Instead

Recovering from Religion       

Feb 2020

A Moroccan orphan finds the American Dream is also accessible

Chicago Tribune  

Activism & Advocacy

Founder & President

Fulbrighters with Disabilities Chapter

Fulbright Program
 

Delegate

Refugee Congress

State of Arkansas

Accomplishments

Featured Interviewee

News at Noon, KMBC: Channel 9

Kansas City, MO

 

Motivational Speaker

North Seattle College

Seattle, WA

 

Motivational Speaker

Polytechnical University

Boston, MA