Noora Badeen Assyrian Artist born in Baghdad Iraq moved to the United State in 2012. She is studying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for her BFA. Her main interests are representing social justice and human suffering in the world and specifically in the middle-east, “Never Give Up the Hope, Prayers & Discrimination.” Her focus is raising awareness and expressing feelings through art about women and children and their struggle in war torn countries. As a student she is exploring all facets of multimedia Painting, drawing, visual Communication Design, and sculpture. She has had several exhibitions here in Chicago “Voice of Race” competition awarded first place at Oakton Community College 2015. In Iraq “Women for Women International” which received a special recognition from Colombia.