Najwa Juma is a Palestinian teacher, translator, writer, and activist from Gaza. She received a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature before continuing her studies in the field of education, subsequently working as a teacher for thirteen years. Najwa is a member of the General Union for Palestinian Writers. She has published two short story collections and several articles discussing the context in which Palestinian women live. She is one of the translators of the anthology collection 48 Palestinian Short Stories, published by Inner Child Press in March 2023.
Najwa is alumna of the Akademie Schloss Solitude. She is currently an asylum seeker in Germany while her family is in Gaza. They’re hoping for family reunification.