To learn about my heritage, I took classes in Arab politics and history. But they couldn’t make up for what I’d missed in the kitchen.Travel & Food | Dec 3, 2007 (~885 Words)
Aisha Gawad is junior at New York University, where she majors in journalism and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. She is the human rights editor of Crossings Magazine, an online student publication, and has interned at the Washington bureau of Al Arabiya News Channel. Born and raised in Virginia, she thinks the only thing missing from New York is country music radio.