Aida Alami is a Moroccan reporter currently leading a project funded by the International Women Media Foundation, supporting journalists covering Muslim culture’s role in the United States. She has been contributing to The New York Times since 2011 and mainly covers migration, human rights, religion, politics and racism. She has reported from North Africa, the Middle East, Europe, the United States, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Senegal. She was a contributor to the best-selling book, Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World, and is a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism. Aida grew up in Marrakesh and is fluent in French and Arabic.