Dr. Masarwi is currently the head of the early childhood department at Al Qasemi College of education and lecturer in the faculty of Education at the David Yallin College in Israel. She also conducts workshops in women’s empowerment and awareness. Masarwi was a fellow at the Mandel School for Educational Leadership (2005-2007).
Dr. Masarwi holds a PhD from the department of social work at Hebrew University, her dissertation was titled: “Gender Differences in Bereavement and Trauma Among Palestinian Parents Who Lost Their Children in al-Aqsa Intifada.” She holds an MA in education from Lesley University-Cambridge, and a BA in occupational therapy from Hebrew University.
She previously hosted the television program “Arabeska”, a bilingual broadcast on Israeli TV dealing with politics and current events in the Middle East. She is a 19-year resident of Neve-Shalom Wahat al-Salaam. Neve-Shalom Wahat al-Salam (Oasis for Peace), a bi-national community of Jews and Palestinian Arabs of Israeli citizenship that is engaged in educational work for peace, equality and understanding between the two peoples.