Rasha Faek is a professional editor with more than 12 years’ publishing experience. She was the former editor at Al-Fanar Media, and has contributed to international publications such as USA Today and Bloomberg BAN. Rasha holds three bachelor’s degrees in English literature from Damascus University, in Dramatic Arts from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus, and in Journalism from Damascus Open University. Rasha contributed to a manual on Education Journalism, produced by Al-Fanar Media in 2014, and put an Arabic guideline on how to write about women, security and peace, published by the Syrian Female Journalists Network in 2018. She has also contributed a 7,000-word chapter entitled “Syria: Educational Decline and Decimation” for the book Education in the Arab World, published by Bloomsbury in 2017.