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    Zohra Belghiti

    Zohra Belghiti is a second generation North-African woman of maghrebian parents who migrated in Europe in the early 1960s. Born in 1964 in Azrou, the Middle-Atlas Mountains of Morocco, Zohra grew up and was educated in the multicultural diversity of Brussels, went to ULB, the free University of Brussels in Belgium. She moved to the United States in the late 1980s. She studied Comparative and World literature as well as Post-Colonial Studies and Gender and Women’ Studies at the Illinois University in Champaign-Urbana, focusing on francophone and anglophone Arab women writings. Former French and Humanities Faculty at Parkland College in Champaign Urbana, she studied also for a post-master's degree at Illinois State University, receiving a Master's in arts, in languages, literatures and cultures from the latter institution. Since her youth, Zohra Belghiti has spent most of her time as a second-generation youth community and women activist. She is proud to be an outspoken Transnational feminist activist known for her outspoken views on racism and sexual violence and sexist societal taboos. Zohra is a fervent advocate for women's empowerment and a civic and human rights activist. her academic works focus on Writings of Arab women and women in Maghrebian literature of immigration and the impossible return of the BEUR generation as well as literature of exile and diaspora. Her own creative works is more concerned on letting her own subaltern voice amid the marginalized yet empowered women and citizen of the whole wild world. Zohra lives now in Brussels and writes poetry and other creative writings for personal interests and sheer pleasure. 

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