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  • Name: Mira Tarabeine

    Recipient Year: 2023

    Major: Middle Eastern Studies with a focus on International Relations

    Description: Mira is a dedicated advocate for equity, focusing on creating equal opportunities. She is currently the Economic Advancement Manager at the Tiyya Foundation, where she has placed over 70 refugees in sustainable jobs. She is a 2023 ISF Scholar at the University of Chicago's Middle Eastern Studies program, aiming to contribute to foreign policy at the Department of Homeland Security and shape inclusive policies for underrepresented communities. Mira's past experiences laid a strong foundation for her future endeavors. As a policy intern at the Muslim Public Affairs Council, she developed strategies for inclusivity in government by studying the organization's objective policies. Additionally, her internship at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency showcased her dedication to empowering marginalized communities by bridging language and accessibility gaps. Mira's graduation from Occidental College in Critical Theory & Social Justice further enhanced her analytical skills.

    School Name: Occidental College

    Sponsor: Rahmatara Begum Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mira-tarabeine-b58118184/

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient