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  • Name: Nabintou Doumbia

    Recipient Year: 2017

    Major: Sociology

    Description: Nabintou Doumbia completed her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Sociology at Wayne State University (WSU). She was an honors student at WSU; a proud Detroiter and the daughter of immigrants from the Ivory Coast.. It was in high school where she developed a passion community activism that facilitates positive social change, embedded in Islamic principle and practices. She contined the youth work that centers the needs for transformative youth programming, understanding identity, passion exploration, mentorship, and spiritual grounding for Muslim youth with the Muslim American Society’s Detroit chapter as a member of the executive youth council; Outreach Chair of her university’s Muslim Student Association (MSA); Associate Director of Detroit’s Muslim Interscholastic Tournament; and co-founder of Sisterhood in Yere Lon [The Knowledge of Self]. She was also selected as a fellow in the Muslim Wellness Foundation’s first cohort for its Developing Emerging Leaders Fellowship.

    School Name: Wayne State University

    Sponsor: Afzal Family Foundation

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nabintou-doumbia/

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient