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Meral Jamal

2023 PERSEPHONE MIEL FELLOW

Meral Jamal is a journalist based in Nunavut, Canada’s vast Arctic territory. Originally from the United Arab Emirates, she is a reporter for the Nunatsiaq News in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut, a Canadian territory. She writes news and feature stories for Inuit communities across Inuit Nunangat.

Jamal is a graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa, and a recipient of the 2022 Nordic-Canadian Fellowship in Environmental Journalism, the 2021 Ottawa Climate Storyteller Fellowship, and the 2021 OCUFA Fellowship in Higher Education Journalism.

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