Marwa holds a Ph.D. from the University of Washington’s Interdisciplinary Program in Near and Middle Eastern Studies, where she researched political communication and comparative media and politics in democratizing societies. After receiving her master’s degree in Communication from the University of Washington, Marwa became a Lecturer at Qatar University’s Department of Social Sciences, teaching courses on sociology of communication and international relations. Then she joined Northwestern University in Qatar’s Journalism Program as Faculty Member. Marwa is also a columnist for Almasry Alyoum— Egypt’s Leading Independent Daily Newspaper. Learning languages is another passion for Marwa. She’s fluent in Arabic, English, French, Turkish, and Hebrew.