Farah Alsakhita

Farah Alsakhita is a second-year graduate student in the Communication department, a public speaking teaching assistant, and a graduate assistant in both the department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Magnolia Scholars Program. 

Hometown: Syria

Education: B.A. in Communication, Wake Forest University; pursuing an M.A. in Communication, Wake Forest University. Proud Double Deac!

Hobbies: swimming, skating, traveling internationally, and taking pictures 

Nadia Marie Johnson

Nadia Marie Johnson is a second-year graduate student in the Department of Communication and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. Her research utilizes a Black feminist and womanist lens to focus on Black womanhood and Black women’s image in the media as they battle racial barriers like colorism, desirability, and anti-Blackness. Nadia Marie currently serves as the WGSS social media coordinator, teaching assistant for Dr. Rowie, assisting with the Wake Speaks program and as a communication tutor for student-athlete services.  She is also the Diversity & Inclusion Chair of the Graduate Student Association.

Nadia Marie is a proud Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Lamba Pi Eta National Communication Association honor society, and Graduate School Honor Council member. 

Hometown: Augusta, Georgia

Education: Johnson C. Smith University (’22) B.A. Communication Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Wake Forest University Class of 2024

Hobbies: reading, writing, roller-skating, long walks in the park, traveling, and spending time with family and friends