Alida Karakushi

Alida Karakushi is a Fulbright scholar from Albania currently pursuing a master's degree in Public Policy at Oregon State University. Alida holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of New York in Tirana. She regularly contributes articles on current social and political issues to the Tirana Observer, Gazeta, and Gazeta Idea. Her blog "The Art of Living" has given a voice to those in Albania who consider the conventional media's role too circumscribed by business and political interests.