Name: Sumya Abida
Recipient Year: 2023
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.
School Name: CUNY The City College of New York
Sponsor: Alassar Family Scholarship
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumya-a-973949233
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