Alexia Underwood is an Oakland-based writer, journalist, and translator. She holds two masters degrees in journalism and international studies (Arabic Language and Literature) from the University of California, Berkeley, and was a 2013–2014 CASA fellow at the American University of Cairo. Her work has appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, VICE, The Arabic Literature (In English) blog, Jadaliyya, and various other publications. Her fiction has appeared in Cleaver Magazine. Alexia is currently a senior producer with AJ+, Al Jazeera's all-digital channel.