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  • Name: Noor-Soraya Ahyaudin Ali

    Recipient Year: 2014

    Major: Public Diplomacy

    Description: Soraya Ahyaudin received her second graduate degree from University of Southern California, graduating with a Masters in Public Diplomacy in 2015. Soraya previously earned a BComm in Journalism from MARA University of Technology, Malaysia. She worked as an Assistant Registrar at Universiti Sains Malaysia and as an Assistant Director with the Public Service Department of Malaysia before moving to Los Angeles. Soraya has served as West Coast Regional Director for Coming of Faith, a first of its kind project. She was also a co-founder of ideaLA, an initiative that helps creates awareness, expand networks and empowers minority entrepreneurs, especially high school students, about social entrepreneurship/entrepreneurship. After graduation, Soraya has applied her public diplomacy skills to the world of education.

    School Name: University of Southern California

    Sponsor: Yaseen Foundation Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sorayaahyaudin

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient