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  • Name: Hana Manadath

    Recipient Year: 2018

    Major: International Relations and Film and Media Arts

    Description: Hana Manadath completed her bachelor's degree at American University, studying at International Relations and Film. Her upbringing as a daughter of immigrants galvanized her interests in South Asian/ME politics, freedom movements, postcolonialism, and refugees/IDPs. Having traveled extensively over the years, Hana became passionate about working to uplift and celebrate stories of those whose voices are systemically overlooked in western media and politics. She is the founder of HFMPHOTOS, a DC based photography service, and has photographed influential figures such as Malala Yousafzai and Gabrielle Union. Hana also launched The Rev, a social justice, arts, and culture based blog that utilizes photography, film, and writing as mediums of creative expression. She has also interned at Al Jazeera English. In her free time, Hana enjoys sipping chai and hiking.

    School Name: American University

    Sponsor: Afzal Family Foundation

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

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient