Mohammed Arafat

Mohammad, 25, is a graduate of the Islamic University of Gaza, where he studied English. He says he aspires to become "a voice for Palestine, expressing the people’s hopes and pains, helping them pursue their dreams in the face of adversity and demonstrating that every life matters." A freelance writer, Mohammad already has self-published his own book, Still Living There, which he disseminates through Amazon. Learn more on his blog.