Nashwa Bawab

Nashwa was a 2016-17 Active Voice fellow while a junior majoring in journalism and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She held several campus newsroom roles at The Daily Texan and during her fellowship was the paper’s associate news editor. She interned at TRIBEZA, an Austin arts and culture magazine, in the communications department of the City of Fort Worth Water Department and volunteered as a mentor with Girl Advocates. She aspires to pursue investigative journalism.

Posts by Nashwa

  • Signing Off: Nashwa Bawab- Advice to the new fellows: Work hard, work early, believe in your skillets; Learn everything you can from your Active Voice mentors; Revel in every moment because it will fly by before you know it. Despite what I have learned, I am going to break an important journalism code and begin with a cliche: All… Continue reading Signing Off: Nashwa Bawab
  • Active Voice and Me- Being talked over, spoken for, dismissed and ignored is all too commonly experienced by women and as an Arab Latina, it just comes with the territory. One of the main reasons I got into journalism was because I wanted to be a voice and vessel for those in my community who feel silenced. Succeeding in… Continue reading Active Voice and Me