Ifath Sayed is an intern from Doha, Qatar, and originally hails from India. She studies in the journalism program at Northwestern University in Qatar. As a student, she has reported on rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence, racial profiling, discrimination and race issues, gender-related health issues, and other local issues. She is passionate about sharing stories of people who don’t have many platforms to speak for themselves, and she has a keen interest in politics and history. Her greatest source of discontent is finding herself without a book to read at hand when she’s unoccupied.
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