Meet Our Team
Shariq is pursuing his Master’s in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution with a focus on peacebuilding from Columbia University. His passion is finding intersections between communities for collaboration and mutual growth. He loves to connect with people over chai or burgers.
Shariq Abdul Ghani
Abigail is a Master of Social Work student attending the University of Pennsylvania. She hopes to specialize in adverse childhood experiences and continue working to promote whole-child wellness. Abigail loves to bake, do yoga, and go to the beach in her free time.
Kait’s passion is pairing her creative and technical skills with helping others and effecting change. She finds purpose in serving others, especially by hosting others in her home for “tell me your life story” coffee dates. Kait is a Star Wars nerd, a rescuer of old, disabled dogs, and a part-time stylist.
Fatima is pursuing her Master’s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Learning, Design, and Technology. She enjoys building friendships and is ambitious about learning. While she’s not working, her favorite hobby is traveling.
Gianni is a sophomore Political Science student attending North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Her passion for politics, criminal law, and a desire to fight injustices has led her to want to become a defense attorney. She enjoys writing, relaxing, and hanging out with friends in her free time.
Imran is a first-generation college student at Arizona State University pursuing a degree in Political Science with a certificate in Political History and Leadership and a minor in Political Economy. His passion is reading nonfiction and political literature.
Maya is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Government at the University of Texas. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching tv and movies, and spending time with her family and friends.
Owen is pursuing a bachelors of arts degree at Boston College, where he is a part of the Pre-Law program, double-majoring in Economics and Classics, focusing on economic and legal issues. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with friends and family, especially going to the mountains to ski and hike in new areas.
Rhea is a senior undergraduate at the University of Houston majoring in Public Health and minoring in Psychology. She is passionate about health education and global health policy. She is interning at the Minaret Foundation to gain experience in policy making and advocacy.
Shanzeh is a University of Texas at Austin student studying governmental affairs. She will graduate in the Spring of 2025. She is keen to learn how to effectively tackle systemic and systematic problems in the government and corporate context. She plans to head to law school post-graduation to help address injustice personally.
Sammy Hausman-Weiss is a senior at the University of Michigan studying Political Science major with a Law, Justice, and Social Change minor. He is passionate about creating a more equitable world through creating unusual coalitions of people.
Sumer is a student at the University of Texas at Austin,
pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Global
Studies, Government, and Middle Eastern Studies, with a minor in
Arabic and Global Management. Sumer enjoys traveling and running a fashion magazine.