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Nada Shalash

Nada is an Egyptian-American writer based in New Jersey, with bylines in Business Insider, Times Union, Boston Political Review, and other outlets. She was previously a Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she works on projects on racial discrimination in the criminal legal system. She graduated from Boston University in May 2021 with a B.A. in economics and minors in public policy analysis and computer science. Nada previously worked as a Research Assistant at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., where she conducted foreign policy and international affairs research focusing on the Middle East. She has also been a Policy Fellow at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Policy and Communications Intern at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). Nada is a recipient of the Boston University Departmental Prize in Economics, awarded annually to the most distinguished graduating seniors in the Economics Department.