Kholoud is an award-winning anthropologist, photographer, film-maker, and refugee rights advocate. Kholoud has worked in the fields of refugee studies, migration, human rights, and visual culture in the Mediterranean region, Europe and Latin America. She works with refugee communities and many youth-led organizations in Palestine and the region developing innovative platforms for active youth participation within human rights research, media production, conflict resolution, and social and environmental justice. Kholoud is currently the water and migration focal-point for the Mediterranean Youth for Water Network (MedYWat) in addition to her work in the fields of knowledge production, media and anthropology. Growing up in a Palestinian refugee camp, Kholoud trained local children in creative writing, oral history, and photography and founded the Refugee Youth Forum, an innovative platform for human rights research and media among refugee youth from the West Bank.
Main Pillar: Media
Areas of Expertise: Journalism and New Media Technologies
Country of Origin: State of Palestine
City of Residency: Groningen, the Netherlands