Yasmeen Arafeh

Yasmeen Arafeh is half Palestinian, half Syrian, and born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. Yasmeen is a young professional engineer, a wife, a mom (to cats), and a friend to all. She enjoys long naps on the couch, snacks, tea, and game nights. When not at work or home, Yasmeen has an eye for capturing Instagram-worthy photographs.

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On myself outside of Saudi

Creative Non-Fiction

I’ve never been one to rely on my nationality to find answers, or direction, in life. I wholly identify with the ideas of Amin Maalouf, a Lebanese-born French author who asserts that “ties in people’s lives are not always the allegedly major allegiances arising out of language, complexion, nationality, class or religion.” I feel fortunate […]