Nada Elia

Nada Elia

Nada Elia is a Diaspora Palestinian born in Baghdad, Iraq and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, where she worked as a journalist covering the (un)civil war, before moving to the US. Now a Seattle-based organizer, her activism focuses on resisting institutionalized systems of oppression (state-sanctioned racism, sexism, and criminal injustice), and a political commentator and regular contributor to Mondoweiss and Middle East Eye. Elia is co-editor of INCITE! Women and Trans People of Color’s Law Enforcement Violence Toolkit for Activists, as well as Critical Ethnic Studies: A Reader, and is currently working on a manuscript about the politics of solidarity work.