Laura Boushnak

independent photographer, Palestine visit website

Laura Boushnak © Grace Kassab

Laura Boushnak is a Kuwaiti-born Palestinian photographer, whose work focuses on women, literacy and education reform in the Arab world.

For her ongoing series ‘I Read, I Write’, she photographed girls and women in several Arab countries, bringing attention to the barriers women face in accessing education, and the role of literacy in improving their lives. Boushnak is a TED Fellow, and the co-founder of the RAWIYA collective, a photography cooperative of female photographers from the Middle East.