Melika Belhaj is a writer and printmaker. Her work explores the dynamics of authenticity, tradition, and identity. She wrote and designed Binti: Daughter of Arab America in 2016 and is co-creator of ya banat, a storytelling project that seeks to reframe narratives of the North African Diaspora. In her free time she plays basketball.

 Photograph:  Noor Alomran

Photograph: Noor Alomran