Name: Aizzah Fatima
Recipient Year: 2020
Bio: Aizzah Fatima is a writer and actor from Mississippi by way of Saudi Arabia. She has been featured on NPR, The Guardian, and BBC and in The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The New York Times, and The Huffington Post. Aizzah is a recipient of a 2020 Roddenberry Impact Award and 2020 Yes, And...Laughter Lab sponsored by Comedy Central. Her short film titled Off Duty won an honorable mention in the New York Women in Film Festival and will be available on airlines and Amazon for viewing this year. Alongsize ISF Film Grant Director and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Iman Zawahry, Aizzah just finished editing her first feature film Americanish.
School Name: Emerson College
Sponsor: Foundation for Intelligent Giving (FIG) Scholarship
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