Ghada Alatrash is a Syrian-Canadian author and a doctoral candidate and research assistant in Educational Research at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. She has an MA in English Literature from the University of Oklahoma.
Alatrash has been profiled in several media including CBC, PBS, BBC, Aljazeera,and Gulf News, among others. She Co-Chairs the Syrian’s Women Club of Calgary. She is the author of Stripped to the Bone: Portraitist of Syrian Women.
She will be a presenting author at Wordfest 2017 in Calgary this year. One of her goals is to amplify the voices of the marginalized through her writings and translations.