Najla Said is an award-winning actress and writer. As an actress, she has appeared Off-Broadway, regionally and internationally, as well as in film and television. She is a founding member of Nibras Theatre Collective and one of New York Theatre Workshop’s “Usual Suspects.” Her newest play, Palestine, is a one-woman show that debuted Off-Broadway in February 2010. It is a coming-of-age story about Said’s journey to become an Arab-American on her own terms. In 2010, Najla was named one of the “top 40” feminists “under 40” by the Feminist Press. She is currently working on a memoir that will be published by Riverhead Books in the next year. Najla is a graduate of Princeton University.