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  • Name: Amin Aaser

    Recipient Year: 2015

    Major: Non Profit Management

    Bio: Amin G. Aaser is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at UC Berkeley where he is researching faith-based social enterprises. Amin began his career in business management, working for Fortune 500 companies such as 3M, Target Corporation, and General Mills.  After his niece was born, Amin discovered a serious need to build constructive identity among American-Muslim children and decided to make a career change, co-founding Noor Kids, an education technology firm serving American-Muslim children. As of 2015, Noor Kids has published one of America’s fastest-growing Islamic children’s book series with titles in over 25,000 homes across 25 countries. Under Amin’s leadership, the organization has published eight award-winning children’s titles.Amin graduated Magna Cum Laude with Distinction from the University of Minnesota, triple majoring in finance, marketing and supply-chain management. UPDATEAmin graduated in 2016 and moved back to his home town where he is working on expanding Noor Kids.

    School Name: UC Berkeley

    Sponsor: Khan-Pirzada Family Scholarship