Areej Daibas is currently working as a program manager for the Women Studies Centre in Jerusalem and is a member of several NGO boards of directors. She holds an MA in international cooperation and development from Bethlehem University and a BA in modern languages from al-Yarmouk University in Jordan. She is a Fateh activist and a mother of two children and lives in Jerusalem.
Many Palestinian youth are disenchanted with politics, and young women especially
face obstacles to political participation; still, the upcoming elections could and should
offer space for young Palestinians to become more politically aware and engaged.