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  • Name: Sumya Abida

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient

    Recipient Year: 2023

    School Name: CUNY City College of New York

    Major: English

    Description: Sumya [soo-MYE-ah] is a current research fellow & education consultant at WolfBrown, an arts research and planning agency. Her interests include the integration of socio-political research with the practice of the arts. She uses documentary film, personal narrative writing, and poetry to explore topics in Asian & Middle Eastern culture and politics, religious studies, immigrant histories, and systems of education. Sumya is currently an undergraduate student at the City University of New York, studying English Literature & Creative Writing with a minor in Asian studies.

    Sponsor: Alassar Family Scholarship