About Joan Hanawi

Joan Hanawi is a storyseeker and storyteller based in Los Angeles, California. She seeks to create a space for marginalized voices through her digital storytelling project, Nova Narratives. From her experiences living in communities around the world, she has fully embraced what it means to be a global citizen, striving to live thoughtfully and adventurously. To fuel her days, Joan will always choose hot cocoa over coffee, but she'll be especially impressed by a good chocolate chip cookie.

Stories

  1. Article: How one man is transforming education in the Ecuadorian Amazon
    Education

    How one man is transforming education in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    By Joan Hanawi|March 14, 2016|Global Citizen Year

    In Ecuador, indigenous people are often looked down upon as poor, uneducated simpletons. Read more