Furvah Sayda

The Independent

Furvah Sayda read BA Media and Communications at Goldsmiths University of London and is currently a journalist based in the West Midlands.

She is passionate about increasing, bettering and diversifying representations of Muslims within mainstream media, especially in respect to Muslim women. Her undergraduate dissertation explored representations of Muslim women in Western television and film, and she intends to continue developing her portfolio of content, in addition to contributing to the social betterment of her community.

Furvah is joining the Independent newspaper as an editorial apprentice. She will receive day-release training for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma during her 15-month apprenticeship.

Furvah Sayda The Independent
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