I moved my stuff! Feel free to check out www.nadineajaka.com.
I’m leaving this home for two years and it is truly bittersweet. I could write a post about all that I’ve learned, but probably it wouldn’t fit. Thank you all for following this journey, a large part of it is here — in the photos, in the posts, in the random book excerpts and videos. At some point I will move all of this to a personal website, but for now it sits here as a snapshot of the two years I spent after college stumbling my way through everything.
Next stop: Washington DC. Goodbye, Jordan. You’ve been sweet and difficult and kind and spectacular, and I can’t wait to be back.
I shot this video for the International Rescue Committee as we were celebrating Mother’s Day (March 21 in the Arab world) in Zaatari refugee camp. Take a look at this beautiful day, with beautiful kids and their amazing mothers!
Two new pieces:
A photo gallery on tourism’s impact on Jordan’s Bedouin population
& an article on the culture of marriage in Jordan
Check them out if you please.
Here are some long-overdue photos from when I was in Baghdad in November. Please take a look and share if you can. In the midst of all of the bloodshed and violence, the story we tell of Iraq should also be one of ceaseless resilience:
It’s been a minute since I’ve posted here – life has been too busy with new projects, a new job, new friends, etc.
I’m sure I’ll be writing more soon (it’s on my List), but for now, I wanted to share about a cool competition I’m in…read about it here