Nuha Hamid – 2017 Recipient

Major: International Studies
Degree: B.A.
School: American University
International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)


Bio: Nuha Hamid is a senior majoring in International Studies at American University in Washington, DC. Nuha is particularly interested in US foreign policy, European politics, and its intersection with international law. She has spent time interning with a law firm, the Model United Nations Development Organization (MUNDO), the British Embassy, and her state representative’s office. During the fall, she will be returning to the British Embassy to intern with the Regional Diplomatic Academy. At American University, she serves as an executive board member of the International Relations Society, Secretary General of the American University Model United Nations Conference, Summit Coordinator for Model G20, and Program Associate for the 3-Year Global Scholars B.A. Program. She previously served as the Secretary and President of the AU Muslim Students Association. Throughout her various leadership roles, she has been passionate about empowering others and fostering inclusive dialogue, whether it be in a religious/interfaith setting or in the field of international affairs. In the future, Nuha hopes to pursue a career in foreign service or international law.

Areas of Interest: 
Foreign Policy, Law

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