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  • Name: Gerald Oliver

    Recipient Year: 2016

    Major: Non-Profit Management

    Description: Gerald Oliver (also known as Junayd) is a graduate of the Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) program at The University of Texas at Austin. His concentration was in Community and Administrative Leadership, and he is especially interested in international development in West Africa. Additionally, he is an active seeker of Islamic knowledge and has long-term plans to venture into Islamic Chaplaincy. Gerald has worked as a Business Analyst at Accenture while staying actively engaged in Austin’s Muslim community through Jumu’ah khutbahs and facilitating youth activities. He also spent three years as a sustainable livelihoods volunteer in Bolgatanga, Ghana through Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).

    School Name: UT Austin

    Sponsor: ISF

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

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient