Muhammad Saad Ejaz


Student Scholar


Muhammad Saad Ejaz is a journalism major at Northwestern University in Qatar, with a minor in Middle East Studies. During his time in the Gulf, Saad has reported extensively on blue collar workers from South Asia and East Africa. His work takes a special interest on the impact of migration and government policy on the health, identity and mental well-being of these workers. In 2019, Saad interned at a charity in Jinja, Uganda where he worked closely with community leaders in implementing a program to support the education of orphans affected by HIV and AIDS. Recently, Saad travelled to Jeju Island, South Korea with a grant from the Pulitzer Center to report on the Yemeni refugees trapped on the Island. In his free time, Saad likes to tinker with old cameras, drink chaaye and reminisce about Pakistan. 


Mental Health among Migrant Workers in Qatar