Interested in: Equality, Gender inequality, Women's rights, LGBT rights, Refugee rights, Right to education
Laura Boushnak is a Kuwaiti-born Palestinian photographer, whose work focuses on women, literacy and education reform in the Arab world. Laura’s documentary project “I Read I Write” explores the role of literacy in improving the lives of Arab women, and the barriers they face in accessing education. As a wire-service photographer, Laura’s images have been published in The New York Times, the Guardian, and National Geographic, and her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. She is also co-founder of RAWIYA, a collective which brings together the work and experience of female photographers from the Middle East.